‘Significant’ prehistoric hoard of gold bands unearthed in Donegal

first_img Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Facebook Pinterest Facebook Google+ Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Pinterest WhatsApp Twitter Community Enhancement Programme open for applications Homepage BannerNews Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme center_img By News Highland – June 28, 2018 Twitter Significant artefacts which appear to date from the Bronze Age have been discovered in Donegal. Experts from the National Museum have travelled to the site where the artefacts were discovered.According to RTE News, Gold rings that were recovered are said to be “arm-sized” and the find is being described as “very significant”.The items were removed from the site and are being transferred to the National Museum of Ireland, where they will be put on display when further investigations are concluded.”The National Museum of Ireland is delighted by the news of this exciting find,” according to Lynn Scarff, the Director of the National Museum of Ireland.”The Museum would like to recognise the co-operation of the finders and the local community in Donegal.”We would also like to acknowledge our colleagues at the Donegal County Museum for their collaboration and assistance with this discovery, and look forward to working closely with them in relation to this find over the coming months.” News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Google+ Previous articleNo one Cllr can claim credit for fire station breakthrough – JordanNext articleCouncil playing lead role in new waste management structures News Highland Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA ‘Significant’ prehistoric hoard of gold bands unearthed in Donegal WhatsApplast_img read more