Investigation underway following serious damage to 3000-year-old hillfort

The National Monuments Service is investigating a report of serious damage to a unique 3,000 year-old “vitrified” hillfort close to Cavan.

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Bronze Age axe recovered by Gardaí after tip-off

A miniature Bronze Age axe has been recovered in Co Limerick by Gardaí and the National Museum of Ireland.

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New monuments revealed after summer heatwave

A huge number of previously unknown monuments, mostly located in crop fields, discovered during last summer’s heatwave are visible on the latest Google Maps/Google Earth.

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Readers' blog: Resting places should be held sacred

Ireland is rich in treasures inherited from previous generations.

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Boat discovery near Newgrange dates back 5,000 years

The discovery of a logboat in the Boyne river close to Newgrange dates back 5,000 years, it has been revealed.

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Our prosperity’s foundation is precarious

ARCHAEOLOGISTS went digging for decency last Thursday. That’s how they describe it anyway. Their campaign is called Dig4Decency. It’s all about seeking proper terms and conditions in their place of work, writes Michael Clifford.

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Archaeologists in Egypt announce discovery of 4,000-year-old stone slabs

The latest find was in a district of the capital, Cairo.

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World’s oldest intact shipwreck discovered in Black Sea

A team of researchers from Britain and Bulgaria found the skeleton of a Greek trading vessel which was carbon dated to 400BC.

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Archaeologists discover ancient sphinx in Egypt

Egyptian archaeologists have discovered a statue of a lion’s body and a human head in the southern city of Aswan.

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Human remains found by archaeologists at Waterford site

Archaeologists and volunteers have discovered human remains while working on a community archaeological scheme in west Waterford.

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5,500-year-old tomb the ‘find of a lifetime’

A 5,500-year-old passage tomb, described as the ‘find of a lifetime’ was only discovered because of stringent planning laws.

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