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Tara
Brooch

800BC

CATEGORIES

Archaeology

WHERE TO SEE IT

National Museum of Ireland – Plan Your Visit >

DESCRIPTION

…The brooch became a symbol of the Irish cultural revival because it presented a stunning answer to Victorian theories of Irish racial backwardness…

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An Post Ninth Definitive Stamp Series

A History of Ireland
in 100 Objects, a selection