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David-Guenot
2018-01-19 13:18:39
When hill-walking meets (pre)history
Amazing discovery by a hill-walker. It seems the Irish hills still have many a secret to hide...

http://www.thejournal.ie/ancient-human-remains-mayo-3805783-Jan2018/?utm_source=shortlink

And an article written at the time of the discovery in August 2016:

https://www.irishcentral.com/roots/history/archaeologists-examine-bones-found-in-newly-discovered-mayo-cave
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Paul Cullen KilmacudCounty Dublinnovice mountain walker

  
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