Donegal gold discovery dates to Bronze Age

A hoard of newly discovered gold treasures goes on display in the National Museum today.

The ‘Tullydonnell Hoard’ dates to the late Bronze Age, and was found in a field in Donegal this summer.

It consists of four gold rings, weighing over four kilos.

The Celtic treasures are about three thousand years old, and were found in perfect condition.

Lynn Scarff, who’s Director of the National Museum of Ireland, says it’s a major find: