Matthew Stout

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John McCullen at the excavations of a 13th-century monastic site on his farm at Beamore, Co Meath.   The excavations are being funded by FBD. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A medieval window found by a farmer in his field has been the key to discovering what is regarded by historians as “hugely significant” remains of a C(...)

Archaeologists work with Dr Clíodhna Ní Lionáin at the passage tomb site at Dowth Hall, Co Meath. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Polynesia’s Easter Island, Wiltshire’s Stonehenge and southern Peru’s Nazca desert lines crop up regularly in the “top 10” world’s greatest “archaeolo(...)

Matthew and Geraldine Stout lead the dig at Newgrange. Photograph: Seamus Farrelly

The first research excavations at Newgrange, Co Meath in more than 30 years have begun, after a geophysical survey showed what could prove to be an “e(...)