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B(l)og Butter in Galway!

Peat bogs have long been recognised as a source of unusual and remarkably well preserved ancient remains – these include famous Bog Bodies like Ireland´s own Clonycavan Man – who can be viewed in the National Museum along with three other Irish examples. Most of these poor unfortunates were found to have been dispatched in gruesome and painful ways during […]

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Viking Longphort Found in Co. Louth

Archaeologists working in Annagassan, Co. Louth have uncovered evidence for Viking settlement at the potential site of Linnduchaill, previously known only through historical sources. The research project is being carried out by the Annagassan and District Historical Society, with the archaeological excavation being conducted under the direction of Dr. Mark Clinton. Test trenches at the […]

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