Minister believes Ireland’s archeological heritage is “unparalleled”


Junior Arts and Heritage Minister, Dinny McGinley, today said he believed Ireland's legacy of surviving archaeological monuments is unparalleled in Europe.

Speaking at the opening of an archeological heritage seminar entitled "Lost and Found" Minister McGinley paid tribute to the crucial role played by farmers and landowners, saying those in the rural communities should be proud of the large number and variety of breathtaking remains which grace the Irish countryside.