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1

What are the 3 stages of the Stone Age

Palaeolithic , Mesolithic and Neolithic

2

Time of palaeolithic period?

2,500,000 BC - 8000 BC

3

What happened in the palaeolithic period ?

Nothing happened because Ireland was covered in ice so nothing lived either

4

Time of the Mesolithic period?

8000 BC - 3500 BC

5

How was Ireland ?

Covered in dense forest

6

Form of traveling?

Carved out tree trunks as "boats"

7

Evidence of settlement ?

Mount sandal Co. Derry ( found nuts and bones etc )

8

What type of people were the Mesolithic ones ?

Hunter - gatherers ( hunted animals gathered nuts and berries)

9

What were micro-liths?

Pieces of flint used to make spears

10

What were the houses like in the M period?

They were huts a bit like American tee-pee's ( they cooked INSIDE the house )

11

Times of the Neolithic period?

3500 BC- 2000 BC