Archaeology Ireland is a quarterly magazine which has been in production since 1987. The magazine is aimed at both professional and non-professional readers.
Archaeology Ireland has become, over the years, a widely read and well-respected magazine which is frequently quoted in the national papers both in Ireland and the U.K.
provides a constant stream of articles, news and features, covering many areas in archaeology including science, art, architecture, history, geography, economics, sociology, anthropology, religion and more. This magazine offers readers a broad range of well-researched, lavishly illustrated articles on a range of topics at an accessible level to all, whether it’s a passing or professional interest. is a key reference guide for students, visitors from abroad, those in the field, and all archaeology fans with an interest in Ireland’s archaeological wonders. The magazine was founded 1987 with among others, Gabriel Cooney, Claire Cotter, Nick Maxwell, Una MacConville and Emer Condit and it become one of Ireland’s key archaeological resource.
Contents Autumn 2019
A frontier town in Europe’s Wild West
Cathy Swift discusses medieval migrancy in the Black Book of Limerick.
Fairy flint and lithic lore
Marion Dowd looks at the use of prehistoric artefacts in traditional folk medicine.
Filling in the gaps in Brú na Bóinne
Stephen Davis, Knut Rassmann and Eszter Bánffy provide an overview of the large-scale geophysical surveys carried out between 2014 and 2018.
Knots and crosses—the Irish cult of St Olave
Paul Duffy revisits the evidence for the dedication of Irish churches to a Norse saint.
Growing evidence for portal tomb cairns?
Eoin Halpin ponders lichen growth as an indicator of cairn height.
Know your monuments:
Individual burial in the Irish Neolithic
In this contribution to the Know Your Monuments series, Muiris O’Sullivan and Liam Downey review what is known about Linkardstown-type and related burials in Neolithic Ireland.
Riding the storm— archaeological heritage and climate change
Michael MacDonagh, Chief Archaeologist at the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, outlines plans to meet the challenge of climate change impacts on our historic built environment.
Field Gun 9168: more than just a number
Robert Delaney explains how an archaeological approach to the conservation of an Irish Civil War gun is helping to tell its story.
Meelick Friary’s hidden history
Tadhg O’Keeffe finds the site of a lost castle.
Ring(s) of truth
Joe Fenwick shares some responses to his question regarding curious ring-marks at Dowth
|Sharon Greene (ed.)
Archaeology Ireland Autumn 2019
- ISBN: 0790-892x
- Author(s): Sharon Greene (ed.)
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