1991:015 - Clonmore, Armagh

NMI Burial Excavation Records

County: Armagh Site name: Clonmore

Sites and Monuments Record No.: N/A Licence number:

Author: Cormac Bourke, Ulster Museum, Belfast.

Site type: River dredgings

ITM: E 687933m, N 860999m

Latitude, Longitude (decimal degrees): 54.489814, -6.642804

The finding of parts of a 7th-century reliquary in river dredgings and the subsequent successful search for the missing pieces has been reported in the following: Archaeology Ireland 5 No. 2 (Summer 1991), 16; Archaeology Ireland 5 No. 4 (Winter 1991), 6. The reliquary is described in more detail in Duiche Neil (Journal of the O’Neill Country Historical Society), 6 (1991), 103-6.