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Crannóg discovered in Connemara by man out walking after Storm Brendan

A new site of archaeological importance was discovered at An Liopa Thoir, east of An Spidéal when a local man was out walking after the recent Storm Brendan.

Croagh Patrick, then and now

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There are not many locations within the boundaries of Mayo from where a vista of Croagh Patrick cannot be gained from even the smallest naturally raised platform. The mountain, with its distinctive pyramidal shape, is an iconic symbol of the county for the people of Mayo. Better known today as a venue for an annual Christian pilgrimage, the Reek’s history is one of changing uses.

 

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