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#Discovery

# discovery - Sunday 12 June, 2022

Men found in shallow grave under Cork pub met a violent death centuries ago, say archaeologists
# Discovery
# Discovery

Men found in shallow grave under Cork pub met a violent death centuries ago, say archaeologists

Jun 12th 2022, 4:30 PM 41,748 Views 14 Comments

Skeletal remains found on the site of Nancy Spain’s pub in Cork have been determined to date back to as early as 1447.

# discovery - Wednesday 22 December, 2021

Perfectly preserved dinosaur embryo was preparing to hatch like a bird
# Discovery
# Discovery

Perfectly preserved dinosaur embryo was preparing to hatch like a bird

Dec 22nd 2021, 7:28 AM 67,969 Views 16 Comments

The fossil was discovered in Ganzhou, southern China and belonged to a toothless theropod dinosaur.

# discovery - Friday 10 December, 2021

Nasa’s newest X-ray telescope rockets into orbit
# Discovery
# Discovery

Nasa’s newest X-ray telescope rockets into orbit

Dec 10th 2021, 9:01 AM 7,107 Views 6 Comments

Scientists said the observatory will unveil the most dramatic and extreme parts of the universe as never before.

# discovery - Tuesday 17 August, 2021

Pompeii archeologists have discovered a partially mummified skeleton
# Italy
# Italy

Pompeii archeologists have discovered a partially mummified skeleton

Aug 17th 2021, 3:24 PM 27,858 Views 14 Comments

White hair and part of an ear were on the remains of a man who is thought to have organised Greek performances.

# discovery - Tuesday 16 March, 2021

Discovery of new Dead Sea Scroll fragments announced in Israel
# Discovery
# Discovery

Discovery of new Dead Sea Scroll fragments announced in Israel

Mar 16th 2021, 8:55 AM 25,065 Views 28 Comments

The discovery relates to a Jewish revolt against Rome nearly 1,900 years ago.

# discovery - Monday 11 January, 2021

DNA will determine garda investigation in case of missing bones found in Cork
# Investigation
# Investigation

DNA will determine garda investigation in case of missing bones found in Cork

Jan 11th 2021, 5:37 PM 23,934 Views 0 Comments

Families of missing people have been informed of the find.

# discovery - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

The story behind the fan Twitter vote 'to decide' a Scottish club goalkeeper's fate
# Going Viral
From The42
# Going Viral

The story behind the fan Twitter vote 'to decide' a Scottish club goalkeeper's fate

May 27th 2020, 6:07 PM 4,706 Views 2 Comments

It’s all for a good cause.

# discovery - Sunday 19 January, 2020

Gardaí launch investigation after body found in Louth
# Termonfeckin
# Termonfeckin

Gardaí launch investigation after body found in Louth

Jan 19th 2020, 4:40 PM 92,500 Views 50 Comments

It is understood gardaí do not believe it is linked to the ongoing feud.

# discovery - Friday 17 January, 2020

Bodies of six children and pregnant woman found in mass grave following 'exorcism' in Panama
# Discovery
# Discovery

Bodies of six children and pregnant woman found in mass grave following 'exorcism' in Panama

Jan 17th 2020, 9:15 AM 23,657 Views 15 Comments

Ten suspected members of a religious sect, including a child, have been arrested

# discovery - Sunday 30 June, 2019

Body of woman discovered in water off the coast of Donegal
# Bundoran
# Bundoran

Body of woman discovered in water off the coast of Donegal

Jun 30th 2019, 7:03 PM 32,338 Views 2 Comments

Gardaí said that a post-mortem is due to take place in the coming days.

# discovery - Sunday 16 June, 2019

Body of woman missing since December found
# Discovery
# Discovery

Body of woman missing since December found

Jun 16th 2019, 6:38 PM 82,469 Views 9 Comments

Gardaí confirmed that Mary Ryan’s body had been found.

# discovery - Thursday 24 January, 2019

Gardaí investigating after body of female found on beach in Donegal
# Clonmany
# Clonmany

Gardaí investigating after body of female found on beach in Donegal

Jan 24th 2019, 10:55 PM 38,605 Views 4 Comments

Foul play is not suspected in the death.

# discovery - Monday 24 December, 2018

Poll: Pick your favourite Six Nations try from these 10
# Vote Early Vote Often
From The42
# Vote Early Vote Often

Poll: Pick your favourite Six Nations try from these 10

Dec 24th 2018, 7:00 AM 10,543 Views 12 Comments

There were plenty of exciting scores during this year’s championship.

# discovery - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

Cash and gold coins found during search over €3.5 million fraudulent claims
# Cork
# Cork

Cash and gold coins found during search over €3.5 million fraudulent claims

Oct 9th 2018, 1:10 PM 19,801 Views 10 Comments

CAB and gardaí carried out the search.

# discovery - Sunday 9 September, 2018

Bodies of five people, including children, found in house after man turns himself in to police
# Australia
# Australia

Bodies of five people, including children, found in house after man turns himself in to police

Sep 9th 2018, 4:08 PM 51,237 Views 15 Comments

Investigators went to the house in suburban Perth after a man, aged in his 20s, presented himself to a regional police station.

# discovery - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Lake of water discovered beneath the surface of Mars
# Water Water Everywhere
# Water Water Everywhere

Lake of water discovered beneath the surface of Mars

Jul 25th 2018, 9:31 PM 28,853 Views 63 Comments

The discovery has led to the eternal question to be asked once more – could there be life on Mars?

# discovery - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

'Oddball' among 12 new moons discovered around Jupiter
# Discovery
# Discovery

'Oddball' among 12 new moons discovered around Jupiter

Jul 17th 2018, 9:16 PM 14,427 Views 11 Comments

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
# Discovery
# Discovery

Recent drought led to archaeological discovery of circular enclosure near Newgrange

Jul 11th 2018, 10:34 PM 58,892 Views 42 Comments

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
# Discovery
# Discovery

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

May 17th 2018, 5:10 PM 145,013 Views 4 Comments

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
# Middle Jurassic
# Middle Jurassic

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

Apr 3rd 2018, 6:31 PM 26,258 Views 31 Comments

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
# Coombe Horseman

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

Mar 22nd 2018, 6:05 PM 29,400 Views 49 Comments

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
# Dublin
# Dublin

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

Jan 12th 2018, 8:09 PM 64,906 Views 24 Comments

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’
# Discovery
# Discovery

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

Jan 10th 2018, 10:46 PM 53,702 Views 58 Comments

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
# Letterkenny
# Letterkenny

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

Jan 9th 2018, 7:30 PM 19,890 Views 1 Comment

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
# Discovery
# Discovery

Gardaí investigating after woman's body found in Dublin flat

Dec 26th 2017, 5:18 PM 37,730 Views 24 Comments

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
# Hidden History
# Hidden History

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

Nov 5th 2017, 10:30 AM 27,379 Views 16 Comments

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
# Death
# Death

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

Oct 19th 2017, 6:45 PM 28,651 Views 82 Comments

“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
# Kilkee
# Kilkee

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

Sep 28th 2017, 4:35 PM 25,758 Views 46 Comments

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'
# Column
# Column

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

Sep 25th 2017, 8:30 PM 7,641 Views 59 Comments

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
# I Carrot Believe It
# I Carrot Believe It

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

Aug 16th 2017, 10:21 PM 39,806 Views 19 Comments

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
# Piece Of Cake
# Piece Of Cake

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

Aug 12th 2017, 5:47 PM 20,236 Views 25 Comments

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
# Coolmine Woods
# Coolmine Woods

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

Jul 18th 2017, 7:13 AM 16,844 Views 28 Comments

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
# Waterford
# Waterford

Gardaí investigating suspicious death after body of man found in apartment

May 31st 2017, 1:52 PM 12,044 Views 2 Comments

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
# Minya Province
# Minya Province

Archaeologists discover 17 mummies in Egypt catacombs

May 13th 2017, 1:42 PM 17,524 Views 19 Comments

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
# History Under The Streets
# History Under The Streets

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

May 6th 2017, 8:00 PM 39,357 Views 22 Comments

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
# Limerick
# Limerick

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

May 1st 2017, 4:20 PM 51,674 Views 7 Comments

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
# Discovery
# Discovery

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

Apr 3rd 2017, 8:14 PM 33,752 Views 23 Comments

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
# Investigation
# Investigation

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

Mar 3rd 2017, 1:47 PM 16,443 Views 72 Comments

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
# Discovery
# Discovery

Fossils point to life on Earth four billion years ago

Mar 2nd 2017, 3:02 PM 13,462 Views 47 Comments

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
# Trephina Gorge
# Trephina Gorge

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

Feb 14th 2017, 12:35 PM 19,903 Views 7 Comments

The couple had been missing for days.

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