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Irish Archaeological Consultancy Ltd. (IAC), funded by Louth County Council and the National Roads Authority, undertook an excavation in the townland of Donaghmore in advance of road construction associated with the Dundalk Western Bypass (DWB). The excavation was undertaken to ensure all subsoil archaeological remains were preserved by record in advance of groundwork. Prior to archaeological excavation, a detailed geophysical and test trenching programme was carried out to define the extent, character and condition of the archaeological resource in this general area. These investigations revealed areas of intense archaeological interest, namely Donaghmore 1 and Donaghmore 4, along with other areas worthy of investigation. Archaeological Resolution of Site 109, Donaghmore 4, was completed at Chainage 19.680 (NGR 301983/307293). The excavation commenced on the 23rd of September 2002 and was competed on the 1st of October 2002 using a team of one Supervisor and four Assistant Archaeologists, directed by Brian O’Donnchadha (Licence No. 03E1331). The total area of excavation measured 3975m2. The excavation at Site 109 at Donaghmore 4, revealed that the area investigated contained evidence of prehistoric activity, and a small assemblage of twenty sherds representing four Early Neolithic Carinated bowls and a Middle Neolithic Bipartite bowl were found in two of the pits. The activity represented appears to be of a seasonal or transient nature, with a number of pits, perhaps for used for cooking and a scatter of postholes which may represent the remains of a windbreak.