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 An historial Irish dolmen has been wrapped in tin foil and silver plastic - so that it now looks more like a Flash Gordon spaceship than a prehistoric monument.
Labby Rock, near Castlebaldwin, Co Sligo, and overlooking Lough Arrow, looked more like a "baked potato" according to one expert who visited it recently.
The famous 70-ton dolmen was said to have been used as a bed by Diarmaid and Grainne when fleeing Fionn MacCumhaill.

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Archaeologists have discovered what could be the henge of the North-East.
Thousands of years before Durham Cathedral took shape, settlers could have worshipped on a nearby hill because experts from Tyne and Wear Museums have found evidence of continuous settlement on the site from 3,000BC to 300BC by stone age, bronze age and iron age man.
The discovery, unveiled today, has been hailed as one of the most significant archaeological sites of ancient Britons in County Durham.

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