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# Discovery

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2022
# Discovery
Men found in shallow grave under Cork pub met a violent death centuries ago, say archaeologists
Skeletal remains found on the site of Nancy Spain’s pub in Cork have been determined to date back to as early as 1447.
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# Discovery
Perfectly preserved dinosaur embryo was preparing to hatch like a bird
The fossil was discovered in Ganzhou, southern China and belonged to a toothless theropod dinosaur.
# Discovery
Nasa’s newest X-ray telescope rockets into orbit
Scientists said the observatory will unveil the most dramatic and extreme parts of the universe as never before.
# Italy
Pompeii archeologists have discovered a partially mummified skeleton
White hair and part of an ear were on the remains of a man who is thought to have organised Greek performances.
# Discovery
Discovery of new Dead Sea Scroll fragments announced in Israel
The discovery relates to a Jewish revolt against Rome nearly 1,900 years ago.
# Investigation
DNA will determine garda investigation in case of missing bones found in Cork
Families of missing people have been informed of the find.
# Going Viral
The story behind the fan Twitter vote 'to decide' a Scottish club goalkeeper's fate
It’s all for a good cause.
# Termonfeckin
Gardaí launch investigation after body found in Louth
It is understood gardaí do not believe it is linked to the ongoing feud.
# Discovery
Bodies of six children and pregnant woman found in mass grave following 'exorcism' in Panama
Ten suspected members of a religious sect, including a child, have been arrested
# Bundoran
Body of woman discovered in water off the coast of Donegal
Gardaí said that a post-mortem is due to take place in the coming days.
# Discovery
Body of woman missing since December found
Gardaí confirmed that Mary Ryan’s body had been found.
# Clonmany
Gardaí investigating after body of female found on beach in Donegal
Foul play is not suspected in the death.
# vote early vote often
Poll: Pick your favourite Six Nations try from these 10
There were plenty of exciting scores during this year’s championship.
# Cork
Cash and gold coins found during search over €3.5 million fraudulent claims
CAB and gardaí carried out the search.
# Australia
Bodies of five people, including children, found in house after man turns himself in to police
Investigators went to the house in suburban Perth after a man, aged in his 20s, presented himself to a regional police station.
# Water Water Everywhere
Lake of water discovered beneath the surface of Mars
The discovery has led to the eternal question to be asked once more – could there be life on Mars?
# Discovery
'Oddball' among 12 new moons discovered around Jupiter
The Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei discovered the first four of Jupiter’s moons in 1610.
# Discovery
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
Gardaí believe body found in Lucan is that of missing 14-year-old Anastasia Kriegel
A full inquiry has now been launched.
# Middle Jurassic
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.
# coombe horseman
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.
# Dublin
Gardaí not treating death of man found in Dalkey laneway as suspicious
Gardaí have appealed for anyone with information to contact them.
# Discovery
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.
# Letterkenny
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
Gardaí investigating after woman's body found in Dublin flat
A post-mortem examination is expected to be carried out tomorrow morning.
# hidden history
This Irish woman fought as a man in the USA's Civil War
Albert Cashier was born Jennie Hodgers in Clogherhead.
# Death
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.
# Kilkee
Strange animal limb washed up on beach probably a seal, says expert
The local dog warden is keeping the limb in his freezer.
Voices
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.
# I carrot believe it
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.
# piece of cake
'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.
# coolmine woods
Post-mortem to be carried out on body of woman found in Blanchardstown
Gardaí searching for a missing woman discovered the remains yesterday.
# Waterford
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.
# minya province
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”.
# history under the streets
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.
# Limerick
'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
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.
# Investigation
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
Fossils point to life on Earth four billion years ago
Earth is thought to be about 4.57 billion years old.
# Trephina Gorge
Elderly German tourists found dead in Australian outback after wandering off path
The couple had been missing for days.