Found while cleaning the toilets in the National Museum. We should be thankful they didn’t run short of loo paper…
“The discovery of an ancient manuscript in a bog in the midlands has been described by the National Museum of Ireland as of “staggering importance… fragments of what appear to be an ancient psalter, or Book of Psalms, were uncovered by a bulldozer in a bog in the south midlands last Thursday.”
“It is estimated that it could be between 1,000 and 1,200-years-old and staff at the museum said yesterday its discovery was an Irish equivalent to that of the Dead Sea Scrolls”
eircom.net/ireland.com: Discovery in midlands bog ‘of staggering importance’
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fantastic news that.