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Year No Title County (s) Subject
1998 1 The Doon of Drumsna: An Iron Age frontier fortification in Connacht Leitrim Iron Age frontier fortification
1998 2 Maghadhair Clare Royal Inauguration Site
1999 3 Telltown Meath An ancient assemby site in County Meath
1999 4 The Beltany Stone Circle Donegal A ‘Celtic’ ritual site in Cunty Donegal
1999 5 St. Mullins Carlow An early ecclesiastical site and medieval settlement in County Carlow
1999 6 Lackeen Tipperary A late medieval and later settlement in Tipperary North Riding
2000 7 Clough Oughter Cavan A medieval island castle in County Cavan
2000 8 Newgrange  Co. Meath Meath Neolithic religion and the midwinter sunrise
2000 9 Glanworth: A medieval castle, friary and town in County Cork Cork  A medieval castle, friary and town in County Cork
2000 10 The Paps of Anu, Co Kerry Kerry Two sacred mountains in County Kerry
2001 11 The Clonmacnoise Bridge: An early medieval river crossing in County Offaly Offaly An early medieval river crossing in County Offaly
2001 12 Loughcrew Co. Meath Meath Neolithic passage tomb complex
2001 13 The Stone circle at Castleruddery Lower: Wicklow A prehistoric ceremonial enclosure in South-west Wicklow
2001 14 The Powder Tower, Dublin Castle: Dublin The history of the castle and excavations
2002 15 The Cooley Peninsula: Louth An archaeological landscape in County Louth
2002 16 Dalkey Island: An island on the tides of time Dublin DLRCC Multi period and multi site landscape Mesolithic – 19th Century
2002 17 Derrynablaha: Valley of the rings in Co. Kerry Kerry Late Neolithic/Early Bronze Age Rock Art
2002 18 Inishmurray: Co Sligo Sligo Early Christian monastic island
2003 19 Bantry Bay Cork A fortified landscape in west Cork
2003 20 Strangford Lough Down Maritime archaeology on the County Down coast
2003 21 Ireland in the Iron Age Various Map of Ireland by Claudius Ptolemaeus c.  AD 150
2003 22 Owenagyatt Roscommon Cave ‘Entrance ot the Otherworld’ in County Roscommon
2004 23 The Medieval town walls of Drogheda Louth Depictions of the medieval town walls of Drogheda
2004 24 Illaunloughan Island Kerry An early medieval monastic site in county Kerry
2004 25 Fethard Castle County Wexford Wexford Manorial centre and episcopal residence
2004 26 The Duncannon Wreck Waterford A seventeenth century ship in Waterford Harbour
2005 27 Knockainy Hil Limerick A ceremonial landscape in County Limerick
2005 28 Medieval Fore Westmeath Early Christian and medieval landscape
2005 29 Mount  Brandon Kerry Dingle’s holy mountain
2005 30 Fourknocks Co. Meath: Meath Neolithic passage tombs – Rock Art
2006 31 The Curragh Co. Kildare Kildare The archaeology of an ancient grassland
2006 32 Medieval walls of Kilkenny City Kilkenny Building and managing the medieval defences
2006 33 Medieval Dalkey in the 1760s Dublin DLRCC The development of Dalkey
2006 34 The Mound of the Hostages, Tara Co Meath Meath A pivotal monument in a ceremonial landscape
2007 35 Kingship and sacrifice Various Iron Age bog bodies and boundaries
2007 36 Carrickfergus, Co. Antrim Antrim A walled town in the seventeenth century
2007 37 Faughart, Co. Louth: The hill of heroes, saints, battles and boundaries Louth Multi period landscape including St Brigid’s holy well and ‘bed’
2007 38 The other monasticism: Killone nunnery, Co. Clare Clare Nunneries and the female monastic tradition
2008 39 The Bremore promontory: Dublin Fingal Archaeology of a prominent headland in Fingal
2008 40 Navan Fort Armagh Legendary capital of prehistoric Ulster
2008 41 Tara, Co Meath Meath A guide to the ceremonial complex
2008 42 Shipwrecks on the east coast of Ireland Louth / Meath /Dublin and Wicklow Shipwrecks on the east coast of Ireland
2009 43 St Nicholas Church, Carrickfergus Co. Antrim, The War Memorial and bell-tower Antrim St Nicholas Church,  The War Memorial and bell-tower
2009 44 Rathcroghan, Co. Roscommon: Roscommon Where the Táin Bó Cúailnge began
2009 46 Clare Island, Co. Mayo: The Abbey and its paintings Mayo The Abbey and its paintings
2009 47 Trim in the Middle Ages Meath A market town on the River Boyne
2010 48 The Grianan of Aileach Co. Donegal Donegal The Stone Fort of Grianán of Aileach is an important site in Irish mythology, to the Tuatha de Danann
2010 49 The Burren in Prehistory Clare The Burren in Prehistory
2010 50 Corlea Trackway, County Longford Longford Iron Age roads in the Co. Longford peatlands
2010 51 Rathgal Co. Wicklow Wicklow Middle to late Broze Age Hillfort
2011 52 Plantation -era castellated houses Various Plantation -era castellated houses
2011 53 Knockroe:  the prehistory of a valley near Slievenamon Kilkenny Passage Tombs with solistical alignments and Rock art
2011 54 Aghowle Church, Co. Wicklow Wicklow 12th cenutry church and crosses
2011 55 Hill of Slane Meath Complex of prehistoric, early medieval and medieval monuments
2012 56 The Burren, Co Clare Clare A guide to the medieval landscape
2012 57 The megalithic tombs of south Dublin Dublon South Dublin CC The megalithic tombs of south Dublin
2012 58 Large stone forts of the Aran Islands Galway The Forts of the Aran Islands
2012 59 Ferns, Co. Wexford Wexford Remains of 13th Century cathedral, several high crosses, St Mary’s Abbey, St Peter’s Church, St Mogue’s Well and early 13th century castle.
2013 60 The medieval town of Athenry Galway The medieval town of Athenry, County Galway
2013 61 Tully Church, Laughanstown Dublin DLRCC Pre Norman Church, two high crosses and three Rathdown Slabs
2013 62 Parke’s Castle Leitrim Parke’s Castle is a plantation era castle situated on the banks of Lough Gill, in County Leitrim
2013 63 Hill of Ward Meath A Samhain site n County Meath
2014 64 The Rock Art of Carlow Carlow The Rock Art of Carlow
2014 65 Kilkenny Kilkenny Highlights of a medieval city
2014 66 Kells Priory, County Kilkenny Kilkenny A defended monastery in Co Kilkenny
2014 67 Visiting Newgrange Meath Science, ritual and curiosity
2015 68 The Black Pig’s Dyke Various Linear earthworks
2015 69 The route of the Táin Bó Cúailnge in County Louth Louth The route of the Táin Bó Cúailnge in County Louth
2015 70 The Cistercian Abbey of Boyle, Co Roscommon Roscommon The Cistercian Abbey of Boyle, Co Roscommon
2015 71 Monasterboice Louth
2016 72 Glendalough and its churches, Co Wicklow Wicklow Glendalough and its churches, Co Wicklow
2016 73 Where Ferdia fell: Ardee, Co Louth Louth The town of Ardee, Co Louth
2016 74 Doe Castle, Co Donegal Donegal Fortified, Gaelic tower house on the shores of Sheephaven Bay, Co Donegal
2016 75 The Route of the Tain Bo Cuailnge in Co Roscommon, and Longford Roscommon The Route of the Tain Bo Cuailnge in Co Roscommon, and Longford
2017 76 Bective Abbey, Co Meath Meath First daughter house of the Cistercian abbey of Mellifont, Co Louth, founded in 1147
2017 77 Swords Castle Fingal Medieval episcopal residence, later 12th century
2017 78 The Spanish Armada Wrecks, Streedagh Co Sligo Sligo The Spanish Armada Wrecks, Streedagh Co Sligo
2017 78 Neolithic Cœil Irra, Knocknrea/Carrowmore/Carns Hill Sligo Neolithic Cœil Irra, Knocknrea/Carrowmore/Carns Hill Co Sligo
2018 80 Ormonde Castle: Ireland’s Tudor Rose Tipperary Ormond Castle is the best example of an Elizabethan manor house in Ireland.
2018 81 Vinegar Hill, Co Wexford Wexford The site of the last stand of the Wexford rebels of 1798
2018 82 Solar Alignment and the Irish Passage tomb tradition Multiple
2018 83 Teach Mo Chua, Timahoe County Laois – Laoise An early ecclesiastical site at Timahoe, Co Laois
2019 84 Carlingford Friary Louth 14th century Dominican Priory dedicate to St Malachy
2019 85 The Heath, Co Laoise Laoise Focus on the concentration of well-preserved ring-barrows (funerary monumetns dating to the early Bronze Age itot the Iron Age)
2019 86 The Route of the Tain Bo Cuailnge in Counties Westmeath and Meath Westmeath and Meath The Route of the Tain Bo Cuailnge in Counties Westmeath and Meath
2019 87 Sligo: a historic urban centre on the Atlantic Coast Sligo A history of the development of Sligo town which began as a 13th Anglo-Norman manorial settlement
2020 88 Athlone Castle Westmeath 13th century King John’s Castle and later history
2020 88 Castledermot Kildare A small town in south County Kildare, with a rich archaeological and historical heritage
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