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SKELETONS ON THE BEACH: LISPATRICK LOWER, THE OLD HEAD OF KINSALE, IRELAND

September 5, 2014

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  ON THE 30TH OF JANUARY 1990, AFTER SOME STORMY WEATHER, A MAN WALKING ALONG A BEACH NEAR GARRETSTOWN, NOTICED SOME HUMAN BONES STICKING OUT OF THE SAND DUNES. HE IMMEDIATELY CONTACTED THE LOCAL GARDA STATION. AFTER SOME ENQUIRIES, THE GARDAI WERE INFORMED THAT THESE REMAINS WERE LIKELY TO BE ARCAHEOLOGICAL, RATHER THAN MODERN.THE DEPARTMENT […]

SKELETONS IN YOUGHAL, COUNTY CORK, IRELAND: ONE UNDER THE FLOOR, ANOTHER IN THE OUTDOOR LOO

July 31, 2014

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A VIEW OVERLOOKING YOUGHAL TO COUNTY WATERFORD (TAKEN IN 1985 FROM THE BOREEN AT GRADDY’S, BETWEEN WINDMILL HILL AND HAYMAN’S HIIL. MY GREAT GREAT GRAND MOTHER WAS ELIZABETH GRADDY, WHOSE FAMILY OWNED THIS LAND.   SKELETONS IN YOUGHAL, ONE UNDER THE FLOOR, ANOTHER IN THE OUTDOOR LOO/THE WC! FRIAR STREET, YOUGHAL. IT WAS THE EARLY […]