New Discoveries From Ancient Ireland: 'The Mooghaun Hoard: Making Clare Great In The Bronze Age'.

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Lecture: New Discoveries from Ancient Ireland: 'The Mooghaun Hoard - making Clare great in the Bronze Age' by Mary Cahill

In 1854 the greatest hoard of Bronze Age goldwork ever found in Ireland was discovered during the construction of the Limerick to Ennis railway. One hundred and sixty years later this lecture by Mary Cahill, Adjunct Professor, School of Geography and Archaeology at NUI Galway; former Keeper of Irish Antiquities National Museum of Ireland looks at what happened at the time of discovery, the dispersal of the hoard, the finders and significance of the hoard in terms of Irish and European Late Bronze Age gold hoards.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 1 PM – 1:45 PM

National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, Kildare Street, Dublin 2

This is a free event but booking is required, please email [email protected] or call 016486332. Adults. Wheelchair accessible.

https://www.facebook.com/events/312032259665867/

www.museum.ie
 
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Lecture: New Discoveries from Ancient Ireland: 'The Mooghaun Hoard - making Clare great in the Bronze Age' by Mary Cahill

In 1854 the greatest hoard of Bronze Age goldwork ever found in Ireland was discovered during the construction of the Limerick to Ennis railway. One hundred and sixty years later this lecture by Mary Cahill, Adjunct Professor, School of Geography and Archaeology at NUI Galway; former Keeper of Irish Antiquities National Museum of Ireland looks at what happened at the time of discovery, the dispersal of the hoard, the finders and significance of the hoard in terms of Irish and European Late Bronze Age gold hoards.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 1 PM – 1:45 PM

National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, Kildare Street, Dublin 2

This is a free event but booking is required, please email [email protected] or call 016486332. Adults. Wheelchair accessible.

https://www.facebook.com/events/312032259665867/

www.museum.ie
Aw, too far away. Really good museum tho'.
 
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