Bronze Age man's burial site unearthedBreaking News
Senior archaeologists are investigating the remains of a man who could have been buried in the Bronze Age.
The skeleton was found in a crouched foetal-like position, which would indicate a cist burial in about 2000 BC.
The body was accompanied by a food vessel. The remains were uncovered on Monday on the north coast, close to Rathlin Island's only pub, during work.
Local people said they believe the bones are very old, and are similar to others which have been uncovered in the area over the years.
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