• Settlement, Industry and Ritual (Archaeology and the National Roads Authority, Monograph Series 3)

Edited by Jerry O’Sullivan and Michael Stanley, this monograph contains the proceedings of a seminar on recent archaeological discoveries on national road schemes held in The Gresham Hotel in September 2005. The monograph contains papers outlining the archaeology uncovered on a number of schemes including the N2 Carrickmacross Bypass, the N25 Waterford Bypass, N2 Finglas to Ashbourne Road Scheme, N77 Kilkenny Ring Road Extension, M1 Dundalk Western Bypass, N7 Limerick Southern Ring Road (Phase I), N26 Ballina to Bohola (Stage 1), M7 Portlaoise to Castletown/M8 Portlaoise to Cullahill Motorway and the N6 Kinnegad to Kilbeggan Dual Carriageway. The papers include:

Archaeology and roads: an historic opportunity (Dáire O’Rourke)
Neolithic Monanny, County Monaghan (Fintan Walsh)
Excavation of an early medieval vertical watermill at Killoteran, Co. Waterford (Donald Murphy)
Archaeological discoveries on a new section of the N2 in Counties Meath and Dublin (Maria FitzGerald)
Excavation of a ringfort at Leggetsrath West, County Kilkenny (Anne Marie Lennon)
Archaeological investigation of a souterrain at Tateetra, Dundalk, County Louth (Avril Hayes)
Excavation of an early medieval ‘plectrum-shaped’ enclosure at Newtown, County Limerick (Frank Coyne)
Through the mill – excavation of an early medieval settlement at Raystown, County Meath (Matthew Seaver)
Excavation of a children’s burial ground at Tonybaun, Ballina, County Mayo (Joanna Nolan)
Archaeological aerial survey – a bird’s-eye view of the M7/M8 in County Laois (Lisa Courtney)
Death, decay and reconstruction: the archaeology of Ballykillmore cemetery, County Westmeath (John Channing & Patrick Randolph-Quinney)

Details
Author Jerry O’Sullivan and Michael Stanley (eds)
Publication Data Published September 2006.
Subjects Archaeology

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Settlement, Industry and Ritual (Archaeology and the National Roads Authority, Monograph Series 3)

  • ISBN: 0-9545955-2-1
  • Author(s): Jerry O’Sullivan and Michael Stanley (eds)
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  • €25.00