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Friday 9 June 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# neolithic

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# heritage site
Neolithic burial monument in Meath 'recklessly damaged by graffiti'
There have been other vandalism incidents at the site.
# Brú na Bóinne
Archaeologists say they've discovered what could be Neolithic log boats near Newgrange
The river bed of the Boyne is being searched by archaeologists.
# Neolithic period
Parts of a logboat found by River Boyne anglers are 5,000 years old
“It is tempting to ponder the part such a vessel might have played in the construction of great passage tombs,” Minister Madigan said.
# neolithic
Ancient human remains found in Mayo date back over 5,000 years
A local hillwalker made the discovery in a cave-like chamber on Ben Gorm Mountain.
Thousands of people tuned in to watch winter solstice from Newgrange
Unfortunately, weather conditions weren’t great this morning.
# montpelier hill
Five thousand years of death: The secrets uncovered at Hellfire Club site was invited to explore the first archaeological dig into a passage tomb on Montpelier Hill. How could we resist?
# Human Remains
Bones of victims of 6,000 year old massacre discovered in France
Experts believe the attack was likely carried out by “furious ritualised warriors”.
# neolithic
6,000-year-old human remains found in Kerry
It is thought that these could be some of the earliest settlers in the south west.
# Heritage
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.
# Hidden Ireland
4 more off-the-beaten-track places you really should visit
There is no entry fee to any of these sites in Kilkenny, Mayo, Wicklow and Meath – so what are you waiting for?
# Winter Solstice
The Newgrange lottery draw is now open, so how do you win?
This year could be your year to witness the incredible Winter Solstice display in the Neolithic tomb.