Wednesday November 25, 2020

A city looking back to go forward

While ancient ruins and artefacts are being discovered under the bedrock of Cork on a regular basis, modern new developments are simultaneously giving ‘the real capital’ a huge shot in the arm

17th June, 2018

Having dug down to its foundations, Cork is in the middle of rewriting its history. As tall cranes rise to dominate the city skyline for the first time in a decade, archaeologists are busy collecting artefacts from the construction sites beneath.

Under the former Beamish & Crawford brewery, structures dating back to 1070 have been unearthed that shine a new light on those who took a chance to build on marshy ground on the banks...

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