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A8 Road Scheme Kids Book

In 2012, archaeologists made some amazing discoveries in Ballynure County Antrim, Northern Ireland. A new dual carriageway road was being built, the A8 road between Ballynure and Larne, when the ground was cleared for the new road, archaeologists discovered a series of holes in the ground which turned out to belong to a set of three houses from the Bronze Age period - they were over 3,500 years old.

https://www.ringofgullion.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/A8-Road-Scheme-Kids-Book.pdf

A8 Dual Carriageway Poster

In 2012, archaeologists made some amazing discoveries in Ballynure County Antrim, Northern Ireland. A new dual carriageway road was being built, the A8 road between Ballynure and Larne, when the ground was cleared for the new road, archaeologists discovered a series of holes in the ground which turned out to belong to a set of three houses from the Bronze Age period - they were over 3,500 years old.

https://www.ringofgullion.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/A8-dual-carriageway_a1poster-v1-002.pdf

A26 Road Scheme Kids Book

In 2014 work began on building a new dual carriageway, the A26 from Glarryford to the Drones Road, near Ballymena in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. Archaeologists who were working on the road discovered an early medieval farm and souterrain (a type of underground tunnel) on top of a hill at Drumadoon, just outside Cloughmills. The farm dated to the year AD 800, making it over 1,200 years old.

https://www.ringofgullion.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/A26-Road-Scheme_Kids-Book.pdf

A26 Dual Carriageway Poster

In 2014 work began on building a new dual carriageway, the A26 from Glarryford to the Drones Road, near Ballymena in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. Archaeologists who were working on the road discovered an early medieval farm and souterrain (a type of underground tunnel) on top of a hill at Drumadoon, just outside Cloughmills. The farm dated to the year AD 800, making it over 1,200 years old.

https://www.ringofgullion.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/A26-dual-carriageway_a1poster-FINAL.pdf
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