Poulnabrone: A Tomb for Ireland's Earliest Farmers
Poulnabrone represents one of the very few Irish portal tombs that have been archaeologically investigated. This excavation, which was carried out by Dr Ann Lynch, uncovered the remains of twenty two people, sixteen adults and six children within the interior of the tomb. The bones were placed within the tomb in a de-fleshed condition. This suggested a complex burial ritual, where the bodies were firstly stored or buried elsewhere until they decomposed.. A number of the bones contained scorch marks suggesting ….
Come along on Monday night and discover what this might mean ... and discover all the fascinating information which the dig revealed.