X-ray gun shines a light on Fermanagh’s Iron Age past

AN archaeologist was recently seen lurking around Enniskillen Castle with a gun. While this sounds like a plot for an Indiana Jones movie, the real story – while without the action of “Raiders of the Lost Ark” – has its own sense of drama in discovering Fermanagh’s Iron Age past. Dr Rena Maguire of University College Dublin, […]

‘Bog Butter’ proven to be 1,000 years past its best before date!

  Fermanagh County Museum at Enniskillen Castle Museums has announced that a 35lb block of butter unearthed in a Fermanagh bog was made more than 1000 years ago. The Carbon 14 date test, which was carried out by Queen’s University on the ‘bog butter’ found by Jack Shannon over 30 years ago while he was […]