A recent Mythical Ireland 'Live Irish Myths' livestream dealt with the topic of how the science of genetics is helping us to better understand Irish prehistory.
What can genetics tell us about prehistory? Why did the Neolithic people who built the great monuments of Brú na Bóinne disappear, and how did the Beaker people of the Bronze Age become the dominant genetic population of Ireland, right down to the modern age? And when exactly did the Irish language become established in Ireland? Hear more by watching the recorded livestream here: