Presentation to Feature Archaeology of Ireland’s Moneen Cave

August 8, 2013 / Ireland, Europe
Inside Ireland's Moneen Cave.

Inside Ireland’s Moneen Cave. Photo via SUI

A lecture on the archaeological excavations of Ireland’s Moneen cave is planned for tomorrow, August 9th, in Ballyvaughan, County Clare.

The free event will feature Dr. Marion Dowd of Institute of Technology Sligo presenting a lecture entitled ‘Archaeological Excavations on Moneen Mountain, Ballyvaughan: Bronze Age and Late Medieval Life in the Burren.’

First discovered in 2011 by local cavers, Moneen cave was found to have archaeologically significant artifacts buried within it, including the skeleton of a child.

Join Dr. Dowd at 8:00 pm in Logue’s Lodge, as she discusses the significance of the finds and how they have increased our understanding of life in the Burren region of Ireland during in the Bronze Age.

Lecture: ‘Archaeological Excavations on Moneen Mountain, Ballyvaughan’ [Speleological Union of Ireland[Speleological Union of Ireland]

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