Celebrating 30 years
Archaeology Ireland one-day conference
30 September 2017
George’s Hall, Dublin Castle 09.00–17.30
Answers from the ground: archaeological sites that have changed our view of Ireland’s past.
Evidence from archaeological excavations over the last 30 years which offer new insights into Ireland’s past.
Guest speaker: Professor Mike Parker Pearson on ‘Stonehenge—rethinking the Neolithic’
- An axe to grind: early Mesolithic funerary rites at Hermitage, Co. Limerick—Dr Tracy Collins (Aegis) and Dr Aimée Little (University of York)
- Poulnabrone, Co. Clare: its role in changing perceptions of the early Neolithic— Dr Ann Lynch (NMS)
- The first hillforts in Ireland—Prof. William O’Brien (UCC)
- Stonehenge—rethinking the Neolithic —Prof. Mike Parker Pearson (Institute of Archaeology, UCL)
- Island refuge, island home, island realm: Drumclay, Co. Fermanagh, an unparalleled doorway into medieval life in Ireland and contemporary lake settlements—Dr Nora Bermingham and Cathy Moore (independent archaeologists)
- The shuddering wheel: the impact and wider context of excavations at the early medieval cemetery, mills and settlement at Raystown, Co. Meath—Matthew Seaver (UCD School of Archaeology)
- Trowelling back the years: what has archaeology taught us about medieval Trim? —Dr Michael Potterton (NUIM)
- The archaeology of 1916 —Franc Myles (Archaeology and Built Heritage) and Prof. Aidan O’Sullivan (UCD)
Conference fee: €60 Concession (subscribers, students and seniors): €45 Early booking advised
Fee includes Tea/Coffee and a light lunch (soup and sandwich)
Phone the Wordwell office on 00 353 1 2933568.
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