The Bann Disc
The Bann Disc is one of the most outstanding pieces of metalwork surviving from the Irish Iron Age.
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Mermaids in the Irish Annals
The Irish annalists also recorded folklore and mythology, like mermaid tales, along with the more usual annual accounts.

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Lugnasadh and the Óenach Tailten at Teltown, Co. Meath
In the Medieval period an annual Fair was held at Tailltin (now Teltown) Co. Meath on the Festival of Lugnasadh known as the Óenach Tailten, which was presided over by the King of Tara.

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The burning of Kilmallock
The Annals record that during the Desmond rebellion in 1571 the town of Kilmallock, Co. Limerick was pillaged and burned.

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Heritage Buildings: The Brown-Clayton Monument
The Browne-Clayton Monument in Wexford is a copy of the triumphal column erected by the Roman Emperor Diocletion in Alexandria.
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Clonony Castle, Co. Offaly, Near Shannonbridge.
Clonony Tower House was built by the MacCoughlan family before 1519 and was one of the principal strongholds of Dealbhna Eathra. In 1519 it was the scene of the death of the Prior of Gallen monastery who was an heir to the Kingship of Dealbhna Eathra.

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The Festival of Imbolc and St. Brigit
The pagan Festival of Imbolc honouring the goddess Brigit falls on the same day, 1 February, as the Feast of St. Brigid.

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Ireland’s oldest burials
In 2001 Ireland's oldest burials of two Mesolithic hunter-gathers were uncovered near the River Shannon at Hermitage, Castleconnell, Co. Limerick.
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Irish Chistmas Storms
Wind storms in Ireland around Christmas are not unusual.

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The Iron Age hoard from Lisnacrogher, Co. Antrim
In the 1880s the largest find of Iron Age metalwork ever found in Ireland was made at Lisnacrogher, Co. Antrim.
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Glasnevin Cemetery and Museum, Dublin

Glasnevin Cemetery, on the Finglas Road in Glasnevin, Dublin, was opened under the patronage of Daniel O'Connell in 1832 and contains his crypt with its monumental Round Tower as well as the graves of many other notable people such as Charles Stewart Parnell, Michael Collins, Éamon de Valera, Arthur Griffith, Maude Gonne, Kevin Barry, Sir Roger
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