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# archaeology - Tuesday 15 September, 2020

Archaeologists in Mexico discover wreck of Mayan slave ship from 1850s

The ship had been used to take Mayas captured during the 1847-1901 rebellion to work in sugar cane fields.

# archaeology - Tuesday 21 July, 2020

Quiz: How much do you know about Ireland's archaeological sites?

From north to south, we go way back.

# archaeology - Monday 22 June, 2020

Archaeologists discover new prehistoric circle near Stonehenge

Evidence has been found of 20 or more prehistoric shafts forming a circle around the Durrington Walls henge.

# archaeology - Friday 7 February, 2020

Evidence of settlement from 400-500 AD and human burials discovered in Co Waterford

The recent excavation uncovered nine human burials on Gallows Hill in Dungarvan.

# archaeology - Monday 3 February, 2020

Archaeologist believes crannóg site has been discovered in Co Galway

Local man Jimmy Ó Céide discovered the site while out walking after Storm Brendan.

# archaeology - Wednesday 18 December, 2019

A bridge too far? A medieval city left with a "token" wall

In the third part of Noteworthy’s investigation, we delve into the issues surrounding the controversial demolition of two historic houses and the gable wall that remains “encased in a tomb of steel girders”.

# archaeology - Saturday 19 October, 2019

Watch: Irish archaeologists abroad transform 360-year-old Iceland shipwreck into virtual reality

Two Irish maritime archaeologists living in Iceland and Australia have created a virtual reality video of an old shipwreck.

# archaeology - Friday 14 June, 2019

Archaeologists uncover megalithic monument thought to be unlike any found in Ireland to date

The discovery was made by a team of archaeologists from IT Sligo during a two-week excavation.

# archaeology - Sunday 28 April, 2019

A footprint found in Chile is 'oldest' in Americas, scientists say

The scientists say the footprint dates from at least 15,600 years ago.

# archaeology - Monday 18 February, 2019

Photos: Previously unknown monuments unearthed using Google Earth imagery

Monuments dating from several centuries to several millennia ago are visible in the imagery taken in June 2018.

# archaeology - Saturday 2 February, 2019

Researchers discover 40 mummies at ancient Egyptian burial site

The mummies included adults, children and animals.

# archaeology - Friday 21 December, 2018

'Remarkable archaeological discoveries' made near Newgrange passage tomb

A report sheds new light on discoveries made this summer.

# archaeology - Saturday 15 December, 2018

Archaeologists unearth 4,400-year-old tomb of Egyptian high priest

The tomb belongs to “Wahtye”, a high priest who served during the fifth dynasty reign of King Neferirkare.

# archaeology - Tuesday 13 November, 2018

Archaeology firm denies workers' dispute - accuses union of 'trying to disrupt employees' lives'

The company said it is already paying staff more than the union recently agreed with another archaeology firm.

# archaeology - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

‘I knew I'd never do anything as important again’: Wood Quay Archaeologist over 40 years on

One of the most controversial events of the 1970s the bulldozing of Dublin’s Wood Quay is the subject of a new TG4 documentary.

# archaeology - Saturday 1 September, 2018

Archaeologists discover historic remains of two people during community dig in Waterford

The remains, found in Gallows Hill in Dungarvan, are believed to date from the 17th Century.

# archaeology - Sunday 19 August, 2018

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Cork City

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

# archaeology - Saturday 18 August, 2018

This really, really old piece of cheese has been found in Egypt

It is thought to date back more than 3,200 years.

# archaeology - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Roscommon

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

# archaeology - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Another new archaeological discovery in the Boyne Valley has just come to light

After two years of work, a drone photograper has found the apparent remains of a barrow cemetery

# archaeology - Saturday 21 July, 2018

# archaeology - Monday 16 July, 2018

'The find of a lifetime': Megalithic passage tomb dating back 5,500 years found in Co Meath

To date, two burial chambers have been discovered within the western part of the main passage.

# archaeology - Thursday 12 July, 2018

Mexico earthquake unearths a temple dedicated to an ancient rain god

The structure is believed to date back to around the year 1150.

# archaeology - Sunday 1 April, 2018

A ghostly Famine-era village and a Pirate Queen castle: Put Achill on your 'to-do' list

Archaeologist Neil Jackman explores the historical treasures of Achill Island as part of his new book on the Wild Atlantic Way.

# archaeology - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

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.

# archaeology - Thursday 21 December, 2017

Thousands of people tuned in to watch winter solstice from Newgrange BEAM OF LIGHT This post contains videos

Thousands of people tuned in to watch winter solstice from Newgrange

Unfortunately, weather conditions weren’t great this morning.

# archaeology - Sunday 19 November, 2017

Column: How has a major medieval abbey in the centre of Dublin been forgotten?

The Abbey of St Thomas the Martyr was founded in 1177, under the orders of King Henry II, writes Dr Ruth Johnson.

# archaeology - Saturday 28 October, 2017

Ancient stone structures discovered in Saudi Arabian desert using Google Maps

The purpose and function of these “Gates” remains and mystery.

# archaeology - Saturday 26 August, 2017

'We have members from 18 to 90': Locals dig in to help uncover three burials at Swords Castle

Over 300 volunteers have helped out on community digs at the castle since 2015.

# archaeology - Sunday 20 August, 2017

Fancy yourself as a bit of an Indiana Jones? Now you can experience what he did on his day job

Fancy yourself as a bit of an Indiana Jones? Now you can experience what he did on his day job

The public is being asked to help at archaeological dig at Glendalough.

# archaeology - Saturday 5 August, 2017

Centuries-old statue that guarded a hospital unearthed in ancient Cambodian temple

The statue was found 40 centimetres underground during an excavation in the Angkor complex.

# archaeology - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

Main Lusitania telegraph finally recovered from Cork seabed

The ship sank off the Cork coast in 1915 after it was hit by a German U-boat torpedo.

# archaeology - Sunday 21 May, 2017

New sonar searches for Spanish Armada wreckage to take place in Co Sligo

We talked to an archaeologist who’s been working on uncovering some of the shipwrecks.

# archaeology - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Mummies and 1,000 statues found in search of 3,500-year-old tomb

“This is an important discovery.”

# archaeology - Saturday 25 March, 2017

From The Daily Edge This man has your childhood dream job: Neil the archaeologist Job Goals

This man has your childhood dream job: Neil the archaeologist speaks to the people who have the jobs you wanted as a kid.

# archaeology - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Cave where priceless Dead Sea Scrolls were kept discovered in Judean desert

It’s thought the cave, one of 12 above the Dead Sea, was looted in the 1950s.

# archaeology - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

These bird's-eye views of Newgrange from above are jaw-dropping

You can also catch a glimpse of its neighbours Knowth and Dowth.

# archaeology - Thursday 3 November, 2016

Major megalithic art find at Hellfire Club passage tomb Exclusive

The motifs are similar to those found at the major passage tombs in the country, such as Newgrange.

# archaeology - Monday 31 October, 2016

Watch: Archaeologists explore an ancient tomb beside the Hellfire Club

A team led by Neil Jackman are attempting to uncover the site’s secrets.

# archaeology - Saturday 1 October, 2016

Volunteers are reclaiming this motte and bailey after decades of neglect and bonfires

Several sites around Ireland are being ‘adopted’ by their local communities.

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