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#Excavation

# excavation - Friday 29 May, 2020

Department of Culture makes contact with Spain over dig for Red Hugh O'Donnell's remains
# Valladolid
# Valladolid

Department of Culture makes contact with Spain over dig for Red Hugh O'Donnell's remains

May 29th 2020, 10:04 PM 40,810 Views 57 Comments

Red Hugh and his father-in-law Hugh O’Neill fought the Nine Years’ War against the English and sought aid from Spain.

# excavation - Friday 14 June, 2019

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

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

Jun 14th 2019, 4:16 PM 98,739 Views 40 Comments

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

# excavation - Monday 8 January, 2018

Call for Protestant burial site to be excavated to examine bodies from mother and baby homes
# Bethany Home
# Bethany Home

Call for Protestant burial site to be excavated to examine bodies from mother and baby homes

Jan 8th 2018, 6:15 AM 9,969 Views 31 Comments

The Bethany Home Survivors’ Group has identified over 200 children from the home who were buried at Mount Jerome cemetery.

# excavation - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Gardaí dig on Dublin's commuter belt land for Kinahan money and guns
# Excavation
# Excavation

Gardaí dig on Dublin's commuter belt land for Kinahan money and guns

Jun 27th 2017, 6:35 AM 40,552 Views 17 Comments

Mechanical diggers used in hope of uncovering information that has the potential to cost the cartel millions.

# excavation - Monday 10 April, 2017

'Urgent action is needed': Letters reveal shock at discovery of human remains at mother and baby home
# Tuam
# Tuam

'Urgent action is needed': Letters reveal shock at discovery of human remains at mother and baby home

Apr 10th 2017, 6:10 AM 21,343 Views 38 Comments

The Commission into Mother and Baby Homes wrote to Minister Katherine Zappone before the ‘very shocking’ news broke.

# excavation - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Catherine Corless says more human remains are likely to be buried under Tuam playground
# Mother And Baby Home
# Mother And Baby Home

Catherine Corless says more human remains are likely to be buried under Tuam playground

Mar 8th 2017, 11:42 AM 17,531 Views 79 Comments

Galway County Council has said no remains were found when the housing estate and playground were being built.

# excavation - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Second excavation gets underway into alleged mass grave at Mother and Baby home
# Tuam
# Tuam

Second excavation gets underway into alleged mass grave at Mother and Baby home

Feb 8th 2017, 2:19 PM 16,991 Views 46 Comments

It is alleged that 800 babies are buried at the site of the Mother and Baby Home in Galway.

# excavation - Sunday 5 June, 2016

No human remains found in search of south Dublin garden
# Excavation
# Excavation

No human remains found in search of south Dublin garden

Jun 5th 2016, 3:19 PM 24,007 Views 12 Comments

The search was being carried out after a woman alleged two children she gave birth to were murdered and buried there.

# excavation - Friday 29 April, 2016

Gardaí to begin excavating south Dublin garden in search for 'dead babies'
# Abuse
# Abuse

Gardaí to begin excavating south Dublin garden in search for 'dead babies'

Apr 29th 2016, 7:36 AM 29,465 Views 54 Comments

A search warrant was executed at the house yesterday evening.

# excavation - Thursday 28 April, 2016

Gardaí to dig at south Dublin house after claims that two babies were killed there
# Abuse
# Abuse

Gardaí to dig at south Dublin house after claims that two babies were killed there

Apr 28th 2016, 6:43 PM 34,835 Views 23 Comments

It is believed that the operation will be a major one and will take place next week.

# excavation - Sunday 24 August, 2014

The Trinity Skeletons: The archaeological quest to find out who they were
# View From The Trenches
# View From The Trenches

The Trinity Skeletons: The archaeological quest to find out who they were

Aug 24th 2014, 12:00 PM 186 Views 29 Comments

Medieval human remains found in Dublin city centre have thrown up many questions for archaeologists.

# excavation - Thursday 4 July, 2013

Photos: Cave excavation shows flowers used in burials over 13,000 years ago
# Burials
# Burials

Photos: Cave excavation shows flowers used in burials over 13,000 years ago

Jul 4th 2013, 9:00 PM 9,997 Views 38 Comments

The Natufians, the first people in the world to abandon the nomadic way of life, buried their dead on beds of colourful and sweet-smelling plants.

# excavation - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

Thousands of ancient Roman artifacts uncovered in London City dig
# Pompeii Of The North
# Pompeii Of The North

Thousands of ancient Roman artifacts uncovered in London City dig

Apr 9th 2013, 8:39 PM 13,717 Views 10 Comments

Archaeologists have so far discovered around 10,000 objects including writing tablets, clothing, jewellery and pottery.

# excavation - Friday 25 May, 2012

Archaeologists unearth treasures at Bible's Armageddon site
# Unearthed
# Unearthed

Archaeologists unearth treasures at Bible's Armageddon site

May 25th 2012, 9:24 PM 8,666 Views 22 Comments

The jewellery was discovered in a jug at the city the New Testament predicts will stage the final battle of Armageddon.