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# discovery - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

'Oddball' among 12 new moons discovered around Jupiter

The Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei discovered the first four of Jupiter’s moons in 1610.

# discovery - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

Recent drought led to archaeological discovery of circular enclosure near Newgrange

Anthony Murphy, founder of Mythical Ireland, made the discovery when flying drones in the Brú na Bóinne area yesterday evening.

# discovery - Thursday 17 May, 2018

Gardaí believe body found in Lucan is that of missing 14-year-old Anastasia Kriegel

A full inquiry has now been launched.

# discovery - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

170 million-year-old dinosaur footprints discovered on Scotland's Isle of Skye

Discovery of fossils from this age, the Middle Jurassic, has been limited to a handful of sites around the world to date.

# discovery - Thursday 22 March, 2018

12th Century graffiti art uncovered as part of medieval discovery in Dublin's Coombe Coombe Horseman This post contains videos

12th Century graffiti art uncovered as part of medieval discovery in Dublin's Coombe

The discovery was made on Dean Street in The Coombe, west of Dublin city centre.

# discovery - Friday 12 January, 2018

Gardaí not treating death of man found in Dalkey laneway as suspicious

Gardaí have appealed for anyone with information to contact them.

# discovery - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

Heritage Department has ‘no intention’ of investigating mysterious Loughcrew ‘find’

A group of workers posted a video on Facebook purporting to have found something at the ancient site.

# discovery - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

Post-mortem to be carried out after woman's body found in Donegal

Gardaí said that the results of the post-mortem will determine the course of the investigation.

# discovery - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

Gardaí investigating after woman's body found in Dublin flat

A post-mortem examination is expected to be carried out tomorrow morning.

# discovery - Sunday 5 November, 2017

This Irish woman fought as a man in the USA's Civil War

Albert Cashier was born Jennie Hodgers in Clogherhead.

# discovery - Thursday 19 October, 2017

Two men found dead on the streets of Dublin city and Drogheda last night

“Now we have another death in the system,” Dublin Mayor Christy Burke said.

# discovery - Thursday 28 September, 2017

Strange animal limb washed up on beach probably a seal, says expert

The local dog warden is keeping the limb in his freezer.

# discovery - Monday 25 September, 2017

Star Trek: 'I love the idealism and humanity coming together as one federation'

To a non-Trekkie, Star Trek might raise Spock-like eyebrows. Yet this is a show that inspires such dedication that its fans have kept it alive through the years. Roddenberry’s vision of a utopian future is a big part of its success, writes Alan O’Shea.

# discovery - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Wedding ring that went missing in 2004 turns up wrapped around carrot

Canadian woman Mary Grams told the Canadian Broadcasting Commission that she had lost her ring in the family farm in Central Alberta while picking weeds.

# discovery - Saturday 12 August, 2017

'Almost edible' 100-year-old fruit cake found in the Antarctic left over from expedition

Conservators from the New Zealand-based Antarctic Heritage Trust made the discovery among artefacts from Cape Adare.

# discovery - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

Post-mortem to be carried out on body of woman found in Blanchardstown

Gardaí searching for a missing woman discovered the remains yesterday.

# discovery - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Gardaí investigating suspicious death after body of man found in apartment

The body of a man was discovered at the apartment at about 9.20am this morning.

# discovery - Saturday 13 May, 2017

Archaeologists discover 17 mummies in Egypt catacombs

Burial shafts were found in the area and excavation work “revealed that these shafts led to a number of corridors inside a cachette of mummies”.

# discovery - Saturday 6 May, 2017

Ireland's Vikings still haven't unveiled all of their secrets

We’ve found graveyards, houses, and bodies – but there’s still much to be discovered.

# discovery - Monday 1 May, 2017

'It's so hard to take in': Woman (20s) dies in fire at home of club rugby players

The woman’s body was discovered in an upstairs bedroom in the house.

# discovery - Monday 3 April, 2017

Remains of 3,700-year-old pyramid discovered in Egypt

The pyramid from the 13th dynasty was found in Dahshur’s royal necropolis, some 30 kilometres south of Cairo.

# discovery - Friday 3 March, 2017

Tuam babies: Next steps in finding the truth behind their deaths

A significant amount of human remains were found in sewage chambers at a site first located by researcher Catherine Corless.

# discovery - Thursday 2 March, 2017

Fossils point to life on Earth four billion years ago

Earth is thought to be about 4.57 billion years old.

# discovery - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

Elderly German tourists found dead in Australian outback after wandering off path

The couple had been missing for days.

# discovery - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

Sky and Discovery reach 11th hour deal for channels to remain on air

Eurosport, TLC and several other channels were scheduled to go off air from today.

# discovery - Thursday 26 January, 2017

Watch any Discovery channels on Sky? They're set to disappear next week

This means no more Eurosport and TLC, among others.

# discovery - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

Two bodies discovered at house in Kildare

The deaths are not being treated as suspicious.

# discovery - Friday 30 September, 2016

Newborn baby girl and skeleton discovered in suitcase in Germany

A 22-year-old woman is under investigation for manslaughter following the discovery.

# discovery - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

Body of Irish woman (83) found in sea off Santa Ponsa

The woman’s body was found by Russian holidaymakers this morning.

# discovery - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Investigation underway after counterfeit bin bags discovered in Dublin

Greyhound Recycling said it was evidence of organised criminals being involved with the sale of the bags.

# discovery - Sunday 4 September, 2016

Gardaí remove items of evidence from Philip Finnegan crime scene

Finnegan had been missing from his home in Dublin since last month.

# discovery - Saturday 16 July, 2016

Partner charged with murder of missing author Helen Bailey

Police searching for Bailey found a body at her home in Royston in England yesterday.

# discovery - Saturday 11 June, 2016

Bones of victims of 6,000 year old massacre discovered in France

Experts believe the attack was likely carried out by “furious ritualised warriors”.

# discovery - Sunday 5 June, 2016

Body of man (20s) discovered with gunshot wounds in south Dublin

The area was sealed off and the State Pathologist has been informed.

# discovery - Sunday 10 April, 2016

This tiny box is helping people discover things they didn't know about

Pointy has been quietly growing in recent months, and wants to get all Irish retailers on board.

# discovery - Saturday 3 October, 2015

Farmer digs up what he thinks is fence post – turns out to be wooly mammoth

The discovery was made on a soy farm in Michigan last week.

# discovery - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

The oldest 'modern' hand in the world has been discovered

A 1.85 million-year-old bone from the little finger of a human ancestor has been discovered.

# discovery - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

# discovery - Thursday 19 March, 2015

Murder investigation launched after body found in Kildare field

The result will determine the course of the garda investigation.

# discovery - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

A body of a man has been found in a field in Kildare

Gardaí suspect the man died in violent circumstances.

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