Incredibly thrilling news today from Ireland about one of the most significan Christian archealogical finds in some time…

Tulsa World/AP: Irish worker finds ancient psalms in bog

Scotman.com: Museum hails ancient Psalter found in bog

RTE.ie: Ancient manuscript discovered in the Midlands

. . . The museum said extensive fragments of what appears to be an ancient Psalter, or Book of Psalms, were uncovered by a bulldozer last Thursday.

The manuscript is believed to have been at the location for up to 1,200 years. . .

The Minister for Arts, Sports & Tourism, John O’Donoghue, said the find ‘testifies to the high achievements of our early Christian civilisation and to the responsibility of the present generation in the preservation of our unparalleled legacy from the past’.