Cave Painting In Cavan Depicts Scene Of Early Humans Disagreeing Over Splitting Bill


A RECENTLY discovered cave painting in Cavan, Ireland, believed to be older than the Paleolithic era cave paintings found in Indonesia dating more than 40,000 years old, reveal how longstanding cultural practices of the original Irish population can be traced back thousands of year.

The painting found in a recently discovered cave site outside Belturbet depicts neanderthals engaging in a communal meal, believed to be mammoth meat, with the additional elements in the painting fascinating geneticists, anthropologists and paleontologists alike.

“You can see here, one figure has their fists raised in anger, presumably saying ‘ankownt to me, apparently I’ve to foot the bill for this tight auld hoor hai? And him not paying a penny in stone carvings last time n’all'” surmised leading Cavanologist Tom O’Keefe, who spoke to WWN at a local cafe in exchange for tea and a sandwich.

Initially disagreeing on how to split Bill, the last man who failed to pay a contribution to the splitting of the bill, the cave painting depicts even more fractious discussions.

“This section seems to show everyone reaching into into loincloths and pulling out the empty pockets to indicate they must have left their coin pouches at home, and in the foreground a pair of brothers argue over the amount given to a niece as a communion gift 30 years prior,” added O’Keefe, of a discovery which validates centuries of stereotyping of the county.

“What’s of most interest to me is the fact any Cavan person agreed to go out for a meal at all,” concluded O’Keefe, as he gathered up this jouranlist’s sandwich before asking ‘you’re probably not going to finish that, that’s dinner sorted hai’.

The opening of the caves to the public will begin once locals agree to pay the 50 cent charity donation admission charge.