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New Fund to Safeguard Coastal Heritage Sites

More than €4m of European Union funds has been awarded to help safeguard heritage and coastal tourism sites in Wales…

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Heritage Council welcomes €1 million in extra funding

There was welcome news in yesterday’s budget, when an additional €1 million in funding was allocated to the Heritage Council….

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Badger uncovers ancient human remains in Co. Cavan

Interesting news from Cavan where ancient human remains have been unearthed by a badger digging close to a prehistoric tomb….

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Millions of Irish family records released on-line today

Important news for anyone interested in researching their Irish ancestors. From today millions of historic personal records will be available…

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The Greatest Archaeological Discoveries of all Time?

Claire Collins of the Caherconnell Stone Fort Project has sent in this interesting graphic with her suggestions for the ‘Greatest…

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Remarkable wooden artefact unearthed at Vindolanda Roman Fort

  Located just to the south of Hadrian’s Wall, in northern Britain, Vindolanda was once an important Roman fort. For…

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Ancient Irish musical history found in modern India

An archaeologist studying musical horns from Iron-Age Ireland has found that musical traditions, which were thought to be long dead,…

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Innovative Viking Project aims to involve Public

As hit TV drama series Vikings returns for a gripping fourth season with Jonathan Rhys Meyers set to join its…

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The Archaeology of 1916

A very interesting new project exploring the 1916 Rising from an archaeological point of view is about to commence in…

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New Discovery Pushes Back Date of Human Existence in Ireland by 2500 years

A remarkable archaeological discovery in a Co. Clare cave has pushed back the date of human existence in Ireland by…