Heritage Officer: Bridget Loughlin
045 980 791
045 980 835
The National Museum of Ireland is the repository of the national collection of archaeological objects. As there is no county museum or designated repository in County Kildare all archaeological objects that are discovered should, by law, be deposited with the National Museum, as they belong to the State. (Under the National Monuments Amendment Act 1994) When an item is found, you should contact the National Museum within 48 hours. Tel 01-6777444.
The NRA has recently launched NRA Archaeological Discoveries - a leaflet and poster series on archaeological discoveries on various road schemes. The leaflets and posters are included here in PDF. In order to read PDF files, you need to have Adobe® Acrobat® Reader® installed in your computer. http://www.tii.ie/technical-services/archaeology/publications/