A 12th century brooch was discovered on the shore of Oney Island in Connemara in western Ireland. The person who made the discovery is an Irish American film and television major at New York University being in Dublin for the summer with an NYU program.
The artefact is a kite brooch, used originally to fasten a cloak or shawl, is one of only few specimen found in Ireland so far. The brooch is at the moment studied in the National Museum of Ireland in Dublin.
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