• Archaeology Ireland Autumn 2019

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.

Archaeology Ireland 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. Archaeology Ireland 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







Details
Author Sharon Greene (ed.)
Publication Data June 2019
Subjects Archaeology

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Archaeology Ireland Autumn 2019

  • ISBN: 0790-892x
  • Author(s): Sharon Greene (ed.)
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