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Evidence for prehistoric human dismemberment found at Carrowkeel

A new analysis of bones taken from a century-old excavation at Carrowkeel in County Sligo has revealed evidence of the…

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Beneath the Tree: A Violent Death in Early Medieval Sligo

Interesting news from Collooney in Co. Sligo where archaeologists working for Sligo-Leitrim Archaeological Services (on behalf of the National Monuments…

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A Fairy Fort: Folklore from Co. Sligo

This Irish folklore account relates to a ringfort in Co. Sligo and is based on information supplied by Mary Brennan…

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Spanish Armada Cannons found in Co. Sligo

Very interesting news from Co. Sligo where archaeologists working for the National Monuments Service have uncovered artefacts relating to a…

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If you go down to the woods today; a sylvan Trinity Knot in Co. Sligo

I love this piece of woodland art from Co. Sligo. Inspired by ancient Irish designs, Jim McCabe and his family…

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Weather Beaten Archaeology: IT Sligo to host new Archaeology Conference

New archaeological sites, uncovered during the winter storms of the last two years, will be the subject of a special…

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The Moylough Belt Shrine

Dating from the 8th century AD, the Moylough belt shrine is one of the great treasures of early Ireland. Fashioned…

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The Archaeology of Gatherings: Call for Papers

  A call for papers has been sent out for The Archaeology of Gatherings conference. This thematic international conference will…