- Newcastle, Co. Galway, Galway

NMI Burial Excavation Records

County: Galway Site name: Newcastle, Co. Galway

Sites and Monuments Record No.: SMR GA082-106 Licence number:

Author:

Site type: GRAVES OF INDETERMINATE DATE

ITM: E 529084m, N 726583m

Latitude, Longitude (decimal degrees): 53.284812, -9.063502

In 2004 a diver on a training dive in the River Corrib found a human skull at a depth of 3m in the channel between Jordan’s Island and Newcastle on the western bank of the river.110 The site was not investigated. In the absence of any archaeological evidence the skull remains undated.

110. SMR GA082-106——. IGR (approx.) 129118, 226554