New publication: Digging the ponies of Dooagh Beach

Achill Archaeological Field School are delighted to announce the publication of our 2014 excavation at the ‘pony graveyard’ in Dooagh in The Journal of Irish Archaeology (Vol. XXV, 2016). The article is co-authored by site director Stuart Rathbone, osteologist David Blauvelt and Dr Theresa McDonald. In 2014 heavy storms around Achill exposed a peat bed […]

By Eve Campbell | Academic . Blog

New Book Review: Cattle in ancient and modern Ireland. Farming practices, environment and economy

New book review of Cattle in ancient and modern Ireland. Farming practices, environment and economy featuring a chapter by Achill Field School founder Dr Theresa McDonald. The book review is by Nigel T. Monaghan, and is published in the Irish Naturalists’ Journal.  Michael O’Connell, Fergus Kelly and James H. McAdam (eds) 2016. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle upon […]

By Eve Campbell | Academic . Blog . Research . Uncategorized

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

Achill Archaeological Field School
(from inside Ireland): 098 43564
(from outside Ireland): +353 98 43564

Achill Folklife Centre, Dooagh, Achill Island, Co. Mayo, Ireland, F28 HK11.


antalya rafting evden eve nakliyat php shell download php bypass shell زراعة الشعر في تركيا hair transplant in turkey افضل شركات التداول الموثوقة والمرخصة عبر الانترنت gaziantep escort bayan gaziantep esort bayan