High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! The prehistory of
Ireland has been pieced together from archaeological and genetic
evidence; it begins with the first evidence of Mesolithic
hunter-gatherers settling in Ireland around 8000 BC and finishes
with the start of the historical record, around AD 400. The
prehistoric period covers the Mesolithic, Neolithic, Bronze Age and
Iron Age societies of Ireland. For many European countries an
historical record begins when the Romans invaded; however, as
Ireland was not invaded by the Romans its historical record starts
later, with the coming of Christianity. During the Pleistocene ice
age, ice sheets more than 300 metres thick scoured the landscape of
Ireland, pulverizing rock and bone, and eradicating all evidence of
early human settlements during the Glenavian warm period (human
remains pre-dating the last glaciation have been uncovered in the
extreme south of Britain, which largely escaped the advancing ice
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Lambert M. Surhone
• Mariam T. Tennoe
• Susan F. Henssonow
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