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Pre-Viking cemetery uncovered in Ireland

Early Christian remains have been uncovered in a newly discovered medieval cemetery in Ireland.

Archaeologists would not speculate on the number of remains on the site but confirmed they were pre-Viking and from the conversion period of Christianity.

John Fitzgerald, project director with Eirgrid, said: “It is an interesting historical discovery for the project, local archaeologists and the local community.

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Story: Sarah Stack, Independent.ie | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

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