Previously unseen footage of the Hambleden Hoard has been released by the Metal detectives

4,000 year-old axe found in Castledawson back yard

An axe head thought to be over 4,000 years old has been discovered in the back yard of a house in Castledawson.

The item, measuring measuring approximately five inches by three inches, is thougt to date back to 2,000 BC, and was discovered by a local resident whilst recently tending to his flower bed.

The finder, who has requested to remain anonymous, has been working the same area of land for over three decades.

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Gold coin showing British warrior Caratacus who led resistance against the Romans sells for £80,000 after being discovered by detectorist

Metal detection a magnet for young Australian fossickers digging up history during COVID-19

Australia -Hayley Pamplin, 25, first picked up a metal detector at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.

“My partner gave me one of his metal detectors and ever since then I’ve been hooked,” Ms Pamplin said.

Historic Louth GAA medal found buried in Kilkenny field

An historic Louth GAA medal – believed to have been won by legendary Tredaghs half back, Edmund ‘Eddie’ Burke – has been unearthed in a field near Thomastown in Co Kilkenny.

And the man that found it last Thursday now wants to reunite it with the family of the owner.

Pat Mullins discovered the medal and when he cleaned it off, found it to be a 1904 Louth Junior FC medal. It has the details written on one side and the name of the player on the other.

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