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# archeology - Tuesday 21 July, 2020

Skeletal remains found in Swords could date back to Medieval plague
# Archeology
# Archeology

Skeletal remains found in Swords could date back to Medieval plague

Jul 21st 2020, 7:45 AM 32,173 Views 8 Comments

The remains were found in April but expert analysis was delayed due to Covid19 restrictions.

# archeology - Thursday 3 January, 2019

First temple discovered in Mexico of the Flayed Lord - a fertility god depicted as a skinned human corpse
# Xipe Totec
# Xipe Totec

First temple discovered in Mexico of the Flayed Lord - a fertility god depicted as a skinned human corpse

Jan 3rd 2019, 8:23 AM 14,104 Views 7 Comments

Ancient accounts of rituals suggest victims were killed gladiator-style combat before being skinned.

# archeology - Friday 17 August, 2018

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Wexford
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

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

Aug 17th 2018, 10:30 AM 32,248 Views 32 Comments

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

# archeology - Monday 13 August, 2018

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Meath
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

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

Aug 13th 2018, 7:46 AM 16,888 Views 18 Comments

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

# archeology - Saturday 11 August, 2018

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Louth
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

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

Aug 11th 2018, 6:00 PM 21,204 Views 4 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as you can.

# archeology - Saturday 4 August, 2018

Archaeological discoveries are being made by the dozen this summer - but what happens next?
# Ancient Ireland
# Ancient Ireland

Archaeological discoveries are being made by the dozen this summer - but what happens next?

Aug 4th 2018, 10:00 PM 45,645 Views 31 Comments

The dry weather has revealed previously undiscovered site around the county.

# archeology - Monday 23 July, 2018

Archaeologists dig in their heels over 'poverty wages'
# Strike
# Strike

Archaeologists dig in their heels over 'poverty wages'

Jul 23rd 2018, 11:47 AM 20,987 Views 50 Comments

Unite trade union has threatened further strike action if the Irish Archaeological Consultancy does not engage with it over pay claims.

# archeology - Saturday 24 June, 2017

This new database shows you all the ancient hill forts across Ireland
# Fadó Fadó
# Fadó Fadó

This new database shows you all the ancient hill forts across Ireland

Jun 24th 2017, 10:00 AM 36,278 Views 23 Comments

The database reveals that Mayo and Cork each have more than 70 ancient hill fort sites.

# archeology - 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 58,636 Views 24 Comments

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

# archeology - Thursday 20 December, 2012

Google launches Dead Sea Scrolls online library
# Dead Sea Scrolls
# Dead Sea Scrolls

Google launches Dead Sea Scrolls online library

Dec 20th 2012, 9:58 AM 5,712 Views 8 Comments

Only five conservators worldwide are authorized to handle the Dead Sea Scrolls, but now, everyone can view them.

# archeology - Friday 27 April, 2012

Ireland to receive 'important artefacts' from Lusitania wreck
# Lusitania
# Lusitania

Ireland to receive 'important artefacts' from Lusitania wreck

Apr 27th 2012, 3:53 PM 4,605 Views 2 Comments

American businessman Gregg Bemis bought the remains of the vessel for £1,000 back in 1968 but has agreed to donate some items to the State after a long-standing dispute.