Lough Ree Yacht Club on Wednesday 17th February at 8.00 pm.
Bog bodies are rare survivals of human remains from earlier times. The properties of bogs are such that, occasionally, bodies are preserved to an exceptional degree with hair, skin, hands, internal organs and other soft tissue intact. The talk will present some of the results of the forensic analysis of the Irish bog bodies to see what insights they provide into the ritual killings. The wider archaeological context of the finds will be examined, including historical, mythological and folklore material, to provide insights into the secrets of the bog bodies.
Eamonn P. Kelly is the former Keeper of Irish Antiquities at the National Museum of Ireland where he worked extensively on diverse aspects of Irish archaeology. His radical theory to explain the phenomena of Irish bog bodies inspired a popular exhibition in the museum entitled ‘Kingship and Sacrifice
Clare Library add to their online records.
RC Marriage Records for O’Callaghan’s Mills Parish, 1835-1881
Dates:1835 to 1881
Place:RC Parish of O’Callaghan’s Mills
Source:O’Callaghan’s Mills RC Marriage Registers NLI Film 02476/09
Transcriber/Donor:Sharon Carberry, Virginia, USA
Registers by Date:
1835 - 1881