A new, partially intact bog body has been discovered by Bord na Mona workers in Co Meath. Archaeologists from the National Museum of Ireland (NMI) have confirmed that it is working on a find of human remains in a bog near the border with Co Westmeath, at Rossan bog.
Bog body remains of adult discovered last weekend at Rossan Bog, Meath [Credit: National Museum Ireland]
Archaeologist Maeve Sikora told the Irish Examiner that workers from Bord na Mona came across the remains.
“Archaeologists and conservators from The National Museum of Ireland have been on site investigating the findspot of archaeological human remains in a bog in Co. Meath, near the border with Co. Westmeath,” Ms Sikora said.