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The Archaeology of Gatherings: Call for Papers

  A call for papers has been sent out for The Archaeology of Gatherings conference. This thematic international conference will…

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The Lost City of Clonmacnoise

Adrienne Corless Stopping off with my family on the car-journey between Dublin and Galway recently, I had an opportunity to…

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Below the Surface presents: The Fleet of Norse Dublin

Below the Surface presents its sixth talk in the maritime series on board the Jeanie Johnston tall ship. This replica famine ship is…

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Grassroots Archaeology

I have just become aware of a very interesting looking community archaeology project that will take place this summer in…

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Below the Surface presents: The opening of the Atlantic world – English settlement in Ireland and North America in the 17th century

Tying in with the upcoming celebrations for St. Patrick’s Day and The Gathering, Below the Surface presents its fifth talk…

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Rathcroghan Conference 2013, call for papers

The Rathcroghan Legacy Project A call for papers has been sent out for the Rathcroghan Archaeological Conference, which takes place…

Tales of Medieval Dublin
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Tales of Medieval Dublin, lunchtime talks

A quick heads up about the excellent Tales of Medieval Dublin lecture series. Following its successful run in 2010, Dublin City Council and…

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Archaeology showcase at Ferrycarrig, The Irish National Heritage Park

In the week the Irish government announced a new tourism drive, I’d better give a plug to the heritage sector….

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New Viking houses found in Dublin

I see on the news that archaeologists Alan Hayden and Co. uncovered what may be the remains of two Viking…