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Tuesday 23 January 2018

Workmen unearth human skull

Forensic experts were searching private land in Co Wicklow today after a human skull was found.

Workmen clearing forestry in Manor Kilbride, Blessington, made the discovery at around 1.20pm yesterday.

The remains were taken to Dublin for an examination by the State Pathologist's office.

The scene of the discovery was sealed off while gardai carried out further searches of the area.

It is not known how long the remains had been there.

Press Association

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