A hoard of late Bronze Age gold ornaments that was found at Mooghaun North, Co Clare, in 1854. The newly recovered treasure trove found in the UK includes medieval silver coins, military items and a Bronze Age axe and Bronze Age spear-head, all believed to have been illegally removed from Ireland between 2009 and 2012. Photograph: National Museum of Ireland

Treasure hunters using metal detectors are believed to have been behind the removal of nearly 900 artefacts, including a bronze age axe and medieva(...)

Sean Cahill of the Boyne Fishermen’s Rescue and Recovery Service beside the log boat. Photograph: BFRRS

An ancient log-boat, possibly thousands of years old, has been discovered partly embedded in the banks of the River Boyne in Drogheda, possibly whe(...)