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The Shield of Lough Gur
The bronze shield of Lough Gur 700 BC. Now held in the National Museum of Ireland.
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Here are two very different images of the shield of Lough Gur.

The finder was cutting reeds around some boggy ground adjoining the Lough.He drove the point of his sickle through the shield twice before realising what he had found. Thus the holes you can see in the picture to the right.