Tagged: Irish

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Skeleton Found in Roots of Old Tree

Skeleton Was Found In The Roots Of A 200 Year Old Tree Earlier this year a storm passed through the sleepy little town of Collooney in County Sligo, Ireland.  With it came rain and a particularly powerful gust of wind that knocked over an old beech tree.  Passersby spotted what looked like a spine protruding from the mud encrusted roots and upon further inspection were surprised to find a whole human skeleton had been inexplicably buried beneath the 200-year-old goliath. Archaeologists working for Sligo-Leitrim Archaeological Services (on behalf of the National Monuments Service) have identified what they believe to be an early medieval-age...

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US Company To Destroy 2,000 Year Old Irish Fort

An Irish Lore keeper is warning that a US pharmaceutical company will be cursed if they go ahead with their plans to build atop a 2,000 year old fort. The Knockhouse RingFort of Waterford, Ireland Plans are moving along quickly but concern is being raised by archaeologists and local Irelanders as the US company West Pharmaceutical Services begins to build an 8,500 sq. meter facility on what is considered by many to be hallowed ground. The project, which is supported by IDA Ireland and the Waterford City and County Council, is slated to bring in roughly 150 jobs to the local community by 2018....