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New Discoveries from Ancient Ireland: 'The Mooghaun hoard - making Clare great in the Bronze Age'
20/03/2019 - 20/03/2019 1pm-1:45pm
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. Booking required, please email educationarch@museum.ie or call 01 6486 332. Located in the Kildare Room, Ground Floor. Wheelchair accessible.
Event Type: Lecture
Topic: Archaeology
Audience: Adults
Venue: Kildare Street (Archaeology)
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