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# bronze age

This year
Researchers find evidence of drug use during Bronze Age ceremonies
Chemicals found in three hair samples in Spain are the first direct evidence of ancient drug use in Europe.
All time
Ireland's Aidan Walsh presented with Olympic bronze medal
The 24-year-old made it to the presentation on crutches today.
Medals aplenty on successful day for Ireland at European Cross Country Championships
Two individual bronzes and two team silvers in Lisbon.
European bronze for McSharry as Sligo 19-year-old clocks new Irish senior record
The teen sensation rounded off a successful day for Team Ireland in Glasgow.
World Bronze for Cork's McCarthy as discus hero lands Ireland's first medal in Dubai
Niamh McCarthy was flying the flag at the World Para Athletics Championships.
England star Bronze says she doesn't believe Neville's 'best in the world' claims
The England manager believes his right-back should win this year’s Ballon d’Or, but the Lyon star refuses to agree with the compliment.
Phil Neville: 'I never played to that level she plays at - she's the best player in the world'
England and Lyon defender Lucy Bronze was incredible in the Lionesses’ World Cup quarter-final win against Norway.
National Museum of Ireland recovers Bronze Age axe found through illegal metal detecting
The museum is now appealing to the public to report discoveries of archaeological objects.
Donegal locals discover hoard of gold objects from Bronze Age
The exact location of the find will not be revealed so treasure hunters are not attracted to the area.
It seems that the Celtic Tiger was good for something...
… Archaeology. It was good for archaeology.
Here's the ancient bog body discovered in Co Meath
Part of a leg and foot were discovered by Bord na Mona workers.
The world's first weather report described rain and loud, unstoppable storms
But no – it wasn’t in Ireland.
Hidden Ireland: 7 reasons to see the amazing Faughan Valley
Highest waterfalls, venerable mansions, ancient tombs, rare bog flora, proud forts of lost chieftains. Head to Co Derry if all that tickles your fancy.