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# neolithic - Monday 4 November, 2019

Archaeologists say they've discovered what could be Neolithic log boats near Newgrange
# Brú Na Bóinne
# Brú Na Bóinne

Archaeologists say they've discovered what could be Neolithic log boats near Newgrange

Nov 4th 2019, 9:12 AM 68,888 Views 32 Comments

The river bed of the Boyne is being searched by archaeologists.

# neolithic - Friday 23 November, 2018

Parts of a logboat found by River Boyne anglers are 5,000 years old
# Neolithic Period
# Neolithic Period

Parts of a logboat found by River Boyne anglers are 5,000 years old

Nov 23rd 2018, 12:04 PM 42,313 Views 28 Comments

“It is tempting to ponder the part such a vessel might have played in the construction of great passage tombs,” Minister Madigan said.

# neolithic - Friday 19 January, 2018

Ancient human remains found in Mayo date back over 5,000 years
# Neolithic
# Neolithic

Ancient human remains found in Mayo date back over 5,000 years

Jan 19th 2018, 11:03 AM 56,492 Views 60 Comments

A local hillwalker made the discovery in a cave-like chamber on Ben Gorm Mountain.

# neolithic - Thursday 21 December, 2017

Thousands of people tuned in to watch winter solstice from Newgrange
# BEAM OF LIGHT
# BEAM OF LIGHT

Thousands of people tuned in to watch winter solstice from Newgrange

Dec 21st 2017, 9:20 AM 51,174 Views 30 Comments

Unfortunately, weather conditions weren’t great this morning.

# neolithic - Monday 31 October, 2016

Five thousand years of death: The secrets uncovered at Hellfire Club site
# Montpelier Hill
# Montpelier Hill

Five thousand years of death: The secrets uncovered at Hellfire Club site

Oct 31st 2016, 8:15 AM 58,568 Views 23 Comments

TheJournal.ie was invited to explore the first archaeological dig into a passage tomb on Montpelier Hill. How could we resist?

# neolithic - Saturday 11 June, 2016

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

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

Jun 11th 2016, 1:00 PM 19,684 Views 26 Comments

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

# neolithic - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

6,000-year-old human remains found in Kerry
# Neolithic
# Neolithic

6,000-year-old human remains found in Kerry

Sep 22nd 2015, 1:52 PM 19,872 Views 42 Comments

It is thought that these could be some of the earliest settlers in the south west.

# neolithic - Saturday 31 August, 2013

Hidden Ireland: 7 reasons to see the amazing Faughan Valley
# Heritage
# Heritage

Hidden Ireland: 7 reasons to see the amazing Faughan Valley

Aug 31st 2013, 9:45 AM 13,195 Views 17 Comments

Highest waterfalls, venerable mansions, ancient tombs, rare bog flora, proud forts of lost chieftains. Head to Co Derry if all that tickles your fancy.

# neolithic - Saturday 30 March, 2013

4 more off-the-beaten-track places you really should visit
# Hidden Ireland
# Hidden Ireland

4 more off-the-beaten-track places you really should visit

Mar 30th 2013, 9:45 AM 19,947 Views 27 Comments

There is no entry fee to any of these sites in Kilkenny, Mayo, Wicklow and Meath – so what are you waiting for?

# neolithic - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

The Newgrange lottery draw is now open, so how do you win?
# Winter Solstice
# Winter Solstice

The Newgrange lottery draw is now open, so how do you win?

Jan 9th 2013, 6:30 AM 10,866 Views 9 Comments

This year could be your year to witness the incredible Winter Solstice display in the Neolithic tomb.