Find of the week: Prehistoric coarse pottery

For the last month we’ve been hard at work digging a Middle Bronze Age roundhouse on Slievemore. Much of our work has been spent uncovering the fascinating series of features around the east-facing doorway of the  building. Apart from a handful of lithics (stone tools) from one of our deep sondages the site has yielded little […]

By Eve Campbell | Academic . Blog . Research

Back to the drawing board: Learning finds illustration with Rena Maguire

This week we were lucky enough to have a visit from Rena Maguire. Rena is a PhD candidate at Queen’s University Belfast where she is carrying our some fascinating research on horse fittings and La Tène metalwork in Late Iron Age Ireland. When she’s not poring over dead ponies Rena works as an archaeological illustrator; this week she […]

By Eve Campbell | Academic . Blog

Recent Publication: Cattle in Ancient and Modern Ireland

A new book, “Cattle in Ancient and Modern Ireland – Farming Practices, Environment and Economy”, was published recently by Cambridge Scholars Publishing (Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom). Editors are: Michael O’Connell, Professor emeritus at the National University of Ireland Galway (NUIG); Fergus Kelly, Senior Professor emeritus in the School of Celtic Studies, Dublin Institute for […]

By john | Academic

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