A Guide to Archaeological and Historical Sites on Achill, Achillbeg and the Corraun Peninsula, by Theresa McDonald PhD.
Detailed guide to 85 sites of archaeological and historic interest, including photographs and figures plus a fold-out mep showing the locations of each site. Over 100 pages in total.
Table of Contents:
Introduction to Achill, Achillbeg and the Corraun Peninsula
Sites of Unknown Date
Bronze Age Achill
Iron Age Achill
Post Medieval and Early Modern Achill
About The Author
Theresa McDonald, PhD., established the Achill Archaeological Field School in 1991. Her research over the last twenty-five years has ensured her place as the foremost authority on the archaeology and history of Achill. Her book entitled, Achill Island – archaeology – history – folklore (2006) has sold widely in Ireland and abroad. She has also published papers in local and international journals and her thesis on booleying in Achill, Achillbeg and Corraun will be published in 2017.
This guide to Archaeological and Historical sites in Achill, Achillbeg and Corraun explores prehistoric and historic sites across the wider Achill landscape, and traces the evolution of settlement and people from the Neolithic to the Early Modern period.