The fifteen-metre-long Lurgan Logboat, dating from around 2500 BC discovered in 1902 at the Dublin Museum resembles the boat found recently in the … [Read more...] about Log boat, 4,500 years found in Lough Corrib
Two sets of medieval burial sites, traces of sunken dwellings and parts of a Neolithic bog, which had been covered over millenniums by shifting sands, … [Read more...] about Storms expose archaeology on Omey island off Connemara
"Archaeologists at IT Sligo have found bones of a Stone Age child and an adult in a tiny cave high on Knocknarea mountain near the … [Read more...] about Stone Age child and an adult in tiny cave found in Ireland
An egg-shaped ring of standing stones in Australia could prove to be older than Britain's Stonehenge - and it may show that ancient Aboriginal … [Read more...] about Standing stones in Australia could prove to be older than Britain’s Stonehenge
"New archaeological evidence shows that the Faroe Islands, situated half way between Scotland and Iceland, were inhabited 400 years before the arrival … [Read more...] about Did Saint Brendan Find the Faroe Islands 400 Years Before the Vikings?
University of Birmingham experts have discovered what they believe to be the world's oldest 'calendar', created by hunter-gatherer societies and … [Read more...] about World’s oldest calendar discovered in Scottish field
While Stonehenge and Avebury is the best known stone circles in the the UK their are lesser-known stone circle sites scattered around Ireland's … [Read more...] about Largest stone circle Ireland Oldgrange at Lough Gur
Traditional Irish Music is such a central part of Irish culture. Musician and historian Simon O Dwyer has a detailed knowledge of the subject … [Read more...] about Ancient Music Ireland