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18. Bronze Axes

18. Bronze Axe heads from Ray and Mullaghmore

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Two Bronze age axe heads (now kept in the National Museum of Archaeology, Kildare Street) were found in the parish, one in Ray (Roy) beside Templeport Lake and the other from Mullaghmore but actually found in Owengallees (Owengallis).

Bronze axe head foung in Ray, Templeport

The axe above was found in the townland of Ray (Roy) on the south side of the railway line in 1961 during potato digging..

The axe head below was found in Owengallis in about 1927

Bronze axe head found Owengallis, Templeport

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