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 2020
The Eyrephort Viking: raider or settler?
Samuel Kinirons revisits a Viking burial discovered in Connemara in 1947.
The covert Christ and some Continental connections
Cormac Bourke looks for parallels to a partially hidden character in the portrait of St John in the Book of Kells.
Picking up the pieces
Thomas Nelligan and Gary Dempsey attempt a digital reconstruction of a Romanesque doorway at Old Kyle, Co. Laois.
Dressing the dead
John Nicholl examines leather shoes from St Mary’s parish church in Kilkenny.
A challenging island?
Tony Brown, Ben Pears and Thierry Fonville describe agricultural and land-use history on Donegal’s Tory Island/Oileán Thoraí, Ireland’s most remote inhabited island.
Who lives in a ringfort like this?
Fintan Walsh looks at the evidence for the inhabitants of a County Waterford ringfort.
Know Your Monuments: Irish round towers
In this contribution to the Know Your Monuments series, Muiris O’Sullivan and Liam Downey review what is known about Irish round towers.
Writing on the wall
David Broderick examines a seventeenth-century inscription found in Lackeen Castle, Co. Tipperary.
Land, sea and sky: the archaeology of coasts and islands
The annual National Monuments Service conference sets out to explore the connections of archaeological heritage with local and coastal communities and the role of archaeological heritage in establishing a sense of place.
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|Sharon Greene (ed.)
Archaeology Ireland Autumn 2020
- ISBN: 9 770790 89204809
- Author(s): Sharon Greene (ed.)
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