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The Edenvale estate in Co. Clare is home to a number of caves that are of significance to our understanding of Irish prehistory. In one of these caves, Alice and Gwendoline, the oldest known evidence of human presence in Ireland was found in the form of a bear patella that bears cut marks abd was dated to c. 12500BP, just at the end of the Palaeolithic. The patella is part of a collection of finds from a 1903 excavation of the cave but its significance only came to light when two archaeologists, Dr Ruth Carden and Dr Marion Dowd noted the cut marks during a recent re-examination of the finds. In 2018, Dr Dowd carried out a limited excavation of Alice and Gwendoline Cave in pursuit of more evidence of Palaeolithic material and traces of the 1903 excavation to shed more light on the origin of the bone. 3D models of the cave and the surrounding landscape were conducted using a UAV and terrestrial laser scanner by a Thorsten Kahlert (Queen’s University Belfast, supported by CAF and CGIG).