Comments for Irish Archaeology http://irisharchaeology.ie Sharing Ireland’s amazing archaeology as well as interesting sites and finds from around the world. Tue, 19 May 2015 14:30:13 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.2 Comment on An Ancient Stone Fort on the Dingle Peninsula: Cathair na BhFionnúrach by Lisa http://irisharchaeology.ie/2013/09/an-ancient-stone-fort-on-the-dingle-peninsula-cathair-na-bhfionnurach/#comment-152845 Tue, 19 May 2015 14:30:13 +0000 http://irisharchaeology.ie/?p=4363#comment-152845 Great post! I’ll be travelling to Dingle next week and look forward to visiting this site. Thanks!

]]>
Comment on Exciting New Resource for Irish Genealogy Announced by Irish RC Parish Registers Free Online - Historum - History Forums http://irisharchaeology.ie/2015/04/exciting-new-resource-for-irish-genealogy-announced/#comment-152842 Tue, 19 May 2015 14:14:36 +0000 http://irisharchaeology.ie/?p=7700#comment-152842 […] Irish RC Parish Registers Free Online From 8th July 2015 the entire microfilm collection of Roman Catholic parish registers of births and marriages held by the National Library of Ireland, which have now been digitized, will be available online for free. Exciting New Resource for Irish Genealogy Announced | Irish Archaeology […]

]]>
Comment on An 8th century Crucifixion Plaque from Co. Roscommon by 8th Century Irish Crucifixion Plaque from County Roscommon | NFTU http://irisharchaeology.ie/2015/05/an-8th-century-crucifixion-plaque-from-co-roscommon/#comment-152796 Mon, 18 May 2015 23:07:50 +0000 http://irisharchaeology.ie/?p=7867#comment-152796 […] Continue reading…. […]

]]>
Comment on Pangúr Bán by Paula http://irisharchaeology.ie/2013/10/pangur-ban/#comment-152788 Mon, 18 May 2015 21:01:49 +0000 http://irisharchaeology.ie/?p=4646#comment-152788 Thank you Breandán – this is vey enlightening! It is inspiring for people who work diligently on their specialisation and the quiet joy and satisfaction that comes with persistance and dedication.

It is an incredble piece of literature that appears so simple, yet conveys the humanity and intelligence of the person who wrote it and as I understand, that each has his own purpose, neither one is better than the other. It is so amusing to think that the poet compared his work and his art with his pet cat! I love where he says “neither if us bothers the other.” It’s just wonderful.

]]>
Comment on Bronze Viking Age Dragon found in Birka, Sweden by Peter Ole Kvint http://irisharchaeology.ie/2015/05/bronze-viking-age-dragon-found-in-birka-sweden/#comment-152707 Sun, 17 May 2015 18:40:05 +0000 http://irisharchaeology.ie/?p=7833#comment-152707 It is a horse, not a dragon (snake).

the arch at the bottom, the back is the tip of a ship bow. At the tip of the stem, there are three bands that hold the neck of the horse’s head. At the front of the neck is a pin which prevent the head from sliding further down in the rings. In the side is a wedge that prevent horses head from sliding up when the ship ramming in the sea.

]]>
Comment on Medieval Dublin Symposium, May 16th, Trinity College, Dublin by Seamus Murphy http://irisharchaeology.ie/2015/04/medieval-dublin-symposium-may-16th-trinity-college-dublin/#comment-152589 Sat, 16 May 2015 07:31:13 +0000 http://irisharchaeology.ie/?p=7688#comment-152589 Greetings, As a native of Donegal now living in Western Auastralia, I am very interested in the subject matter, as a contining History Student, Thank you.

]]>
Comment on Poulnabrone Tomb: Life and Death in the Burren by Travel Pic Thursday: Poulnabrone Dolmen (Ireland) | Tammie Painter http://irisharchaeology.ie/2013/06/poulnabrone-tomb-life-and-death-in-the-burren/#comment-152479 Thu, 14 May 2015 19:49:32 +0000 http://irisharchaeology.ie/?p=3706#comment-152479 […] there seems to be an island theme going on for May’s Travel Pic Thursday as we jump into the Poulnabrone Dolmen in the Burren region of County […]

]]>
Comment on Five Ancient Musical Instruments from Ireland by Dan Williams http://irisharchaeology.ie/2014/03/five-ancient-musical-instruments-from-ireland/#comment-152282 Tue, 12 May 2015 16:51:26 +0000 http://irisharchaeology.ie/?p=5038#comment-152282 This is a great and elucidating piece of history. Although related to the musical instruments, much can be learned from this kind of reporting. It expands my knowledge of a subject I have a long-standing interest in. Many thanks. I have hopes of seeing more similar material.

]]>
Comment on The Helgo Treasure: A Viking Age Buddha by living within the systems and spheres of operation | The Community http://irisharchaeology.ie/2013/12/the-helgo-treasure-a-viking-age-buddha/#comment-152181 Mon, 11 May 2015 18:17:25 +0000 http://irisharchaeology.ie/?p=4911#comment-152181 […] In the course of this small hobby, this past few weeks I have read about the discovery of the Treasures of Helgo . I was amazed to learn of a find on that island, of a 6th Century Buddha statue, an 8th Century […]

]]>
Comment on Dublin’s lost buildings: The Dutch Billy by FS http://irisharchaeology.ie/2012/03/dublins-forgotten-buildings-the-dutch-billy/#comment-152076 Sun, 10 May 2015 17:38:38 +0000 http://irisharchaeology.ie/?p=1477#comment-152076 i don’t know if they’re the same in whatever technical details define a ‘dutch billy’, but dutch gables are very common in norwich

]]>