Caha Mountain souterrain found by construction workers

Construction worker on a project to widen a road in County Cork, Ireland, were surprised to discover a secret hiding place, known as a souterrain, burrowed beneath the Caha Mountains. Experts believe the passage and hideout date to around 1,000 years ago.

James Eoghan, senior archaeologist at the National Roads Authority reported that "souterrains were used for storing goods, including food and valuables, or as hideouts during attacks."