- Parkmore, Co. Offaly, Offaly

NMI Burial Excavation Records

County: Offaly Site name: Parkmore, Co. Offaly

Sites and Monuments Record No.: SMR OF030-085 Licence number:


Site type: Graves of indeterminate date

ITM: E 611259m, N 711579m

Latitude, Longitude (decimal degrees): 53.154591, -7.831670

In March 1972 a human skull was discovered during quarrying operations in a gravel pit at Parkmore, near Birr, Co. Offaly.232 The information was obtained from Mr Michael Walsh of the Midland Tribune newspaper, who arranged to have the skull forwarded to the NMI. It was apparently found at a depth of 0.45m, and no further details were recorded.

232. Parish and barony of Eglish. SMR OF030-085——.