Publications & Reports from Achill Archaeological Field School, 1989 – 2017.


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McDonald, T. 1989. Achill Island. Archaeology Ireland. Wordwell, Dublin.

McDonald, T. & Halpin, E. 1991. Survey of the Prehistoric and Historic Landscape of Slievemore. Interim Report submitted to National Monuments and National Museum of Ireland.

McDonald, T. 1992. Achill 5000 B.C. to 1900 AD. IAS Publications, Tullamore, Co. Offaly.

McDonald, T. & Halpin, E. 1992. Survey of the Prehistoric and Historic Landscape of Slievemore. Interim Report submitted to National Monuments and National Museum of Ireland.

McDonald, T. 1993- 2003. Survey of the Prehistoric and Historic Landscape of Slievemore.
Interim Report submitted to National Monuments and National Museum of Ireland.

McDonald, T. 1998. The Deserted Village, Slievemore, Achill Island, County Mayo, Ireland International Journal of Historical Archaeology, Plenum Press – New York and London.

McDonald, T. 1998. The Deserted Village, Slievemore, Achill Island. Cathair Na Mart (Journal of the Westport Historical Society. Clew Bay Heritage Centre, Westport, Co Mayo.

McDonald, T. & Horning, A.J. 2004. Survey of the Prehistoric and Historic Landscape of Slievemore. Interim Report submitted to National Monuments and National Museum of Ireland.

Horning, A.J. & Brannon, N. 2005. Survey of the Prehistoric and Historic Landscape of Slievemore. Interim Report submitted to National Monuments and National Museum of Ireland

Ó Faoláin, S. 2006. Survey of the Prehistoric and Historic Landscape of Slievemore. Interim Report submitted to National Monuments and National Museum of Ireland

McDonald, T. 2006. Achill Island – archaeology – history – folklore. IAS Publications, Tullamore, Co. Offaly.

McDonald, T. 2006. Continuity and Change on Achill Island. Archaeology Ireland. Wordwell, Dublin.

McDonald, T. & Ó Maoldúin, R. 2007. Survey of the Prehistoric and Historic Landscape of Slievemore. Interim Report submitted to National Monuments and National Museum of Ireland

Bennett, J. 2007. The Achill Upland Hut Site. Student Report (Achill Archaeological Field School). Department of Archaeology, Boston University.

Meide, C. & Turner, S. (2007) Economic relations on a nineteenth-century Irish maritime landscape, Achill Island maritime archaeology project 2006, final report.

McDonald, T. & Rathbone, S. 2008 Excavations at House 23, Slievemore, Achill Island, License 08E0578. Unpublished Excavation Report, Achill Archaeological Field School

Rathbone, S. 2008 Excavations at Roundhouse 1, Slievemore, Achill Island, License 08E0578. Unpublished Excavation Report, Achill Archaeological Field School

Bolger, T. 2009. Report on archaeological excavations at House 3, Keem Bay, Keel West, Achill Island, Co. Mayo, Unpublished preliminary report, Achill Archaeological Field School, Achill, Co. Mayo.

McDonald, T. & Rathbone, S. 2009 Achill Island: Irish Archaeology from the Neolithic to the Great Famine. Current Archaeology 235. London W4.

Rathbone, S. 2009 Slievemore: Excavating Bronze Age Platforms. Past Horizons volume 7
http://publications.pasthorizons.tv/?id=pasthorizonsMArch09&page=22

Rathbone, S. 2010 Excavations at Hut Site 1, Slievemore, Achill Island, License 01E281. Unpublished Excavation Report, Achill Archaeological Field School.

McDonald, T. 2010. The Back of Beyond: booleying at Annagh on Achill Island. A grand Gallimaufry: collected in honour of Nick Maxwell. Wordwell Ltd, Dublin 18.

Rathbone, S. 2011 Excavations at Hut Site 1, Slievemore, Achill Island, License 01E281. Unpublished Excavation Report, Achill Archaeological Field School

McDonald, T. & Rathbone, S. 2010 Excavations at Annagh, Slievemore, Achill Island, License 09E0219. Unpublished Excavation Report, Achill Archaeological Field School

Rathbone, S. 2010 Excavations at Roundhouse 2, Slievemore, Achill Island, License 09E0301. Unpublished Excavation Report, Achill Archaeological Field School

Rathbone, S. 2009 Excavations at House 23, Slievemore, Achill Island, License 08E0578. Unpublished Excavation Report, Achill Archaeological Field School

Sherlock, R. (2012) Boycott’s House, Keem Bay, Achill, Unpublished preliminary report, Achill Archaeological Field School, Achill, Co. Mayo.

Rathbone, S. (2015) Excavation of Building 3, Keem, Achill Island, Co. Mayo, Unpublished preliminary report, Achill Archaeological Field School, Achill, Co. Mayo.

McDonald, T. 2016. A Guide to archaeological and historical sites on Achill, Achillbeg and the
Corraun peninsula.

McDonald, T. & Rathbone, S. 2014 The Cromlech Tumulus at keel East Townland
http://www.pasthorizonspr.com/index.php/archives/02/2014/cromlech-tumulus-keel-east-townland

McDonald, T. & Rathbone, S. 2015 Excavating the Cromlech Tumulus; the story so far
http://www.pasthorizonspr.com/index.php/archives/04/2015/excavating-the-cromlech-tumulus-on-slievemore-the-story-so-far

Blauvelt, D. Rathbone, S. McDonald, T. (Achill Archaeological Field School). 2017. Excavations at the ‘Pony Graveyard’ Dooagh Beach, Achill Island, Co. Mayo. Journal of Irish Archaeology. Volume XV.


A major publication detailing the excavations at Slievemore is in the course of preparation for publication in 2018.