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  • Rathcroghan: a royal site in Connacht 

    Waddell, John (Journal of Irish Archaeology, 1983)
    A short study of the archaeology and mythology of the royal site of Rathcroghan, Co. Roscommon, which formed the basis for the author's monograph (with J. Fenwick and K. Barton) Rathcroghan. Archaeological and Geophysical ...
  • Excavation at 'Dathi's Mound', Rathcroghan, Co. Roscommon 

    Waddell, John (Journal of Irish Archaeology, 1988)
    The partial excavation of the embanked mound and standing stone known as 'Dathi's Mound' at the royal site of Rathcroghan, Co. Roscommon, confirmed that the mound had been cut from a natural gravel ridge. It also revealed ...
  • Notes on some Irish hanging bowl escutcheons 

    Newman, Conor (Journal of Irish Archaeology, 1990)
    A study of hanging bowl escutcheons from the River Kennet, Wiltshire, Ballinderry and Clonmacnoise, Co. Offaly, published in the Journal of Irish Archaeology 5 (1989-90), 45-48.
  • The Bronze Age Burials of Ireland 

    Waddell, John (Galway University Press, 1990)
    A county-by-county survey of Irish Bronze Age burials recorded up to the mid 1980s
  • The Celticization of the West: an Irish perspective 

    Waddell, John (1991)
    It is argued that the emergence of a Celtic language in Ireland was the culmination of a long process of social and economic interaction at an elite level between Ireland and Britain, and between these islands and adjacent ...
  • The Irish Sea in Prehistory 

    Waddell, John (Journal of Irish Archaeology, 1992)
    The role of the Irish Sea in the study of past contacts between Ireland and Britain is reviewed. Analysis of a selection of distribution maps relating to the period c. 4000 B.C. to c. 500 B.C. suggests the possibility of ...
  • The Funerary Bowls and Vases of the Irish Bronze Age 

    Ó Ríordáin, Breandán; Waddell, John (Galway University Press, 1993)
    This illustrated corpus of pottery from burial contexts in Bronze Age Ireland c. 2500-1500 BC was prepared by John Waddell with the assistance of Breandán Ó Ríordáin and the National Museum of Ireland. It includes a study ...
  • The Archaeology of Aran 

    Waddell, John (Tír Eolas, Kinvara, 1994)
    The Book of Aran contains chapters on the geology, flora and fauna, archaeology, history and culture of the three Aran Islands, Inis Mór, Inis Meáin and Inis Oírr. Chapter 5 is a detailed account of the islands' archaeology ...
  • Raffin Fort, Co Meath: Neolithic and Bronze Age activity 

    Newman, Conor (Organisation of Irish Archaeologists, 1995)
    [No abstract available]
  • Ballinderry Crannóg No. 2, Co. Offaly: the Later Bronze Age 

    Newman, Conor (Wordwell Limited in association with the Institute of Archaeologists of Ireland, 1997)
    A reconsideration of the later Bronze Age horizon at Ballinderry No. 2 where the Harvard Archaeological Mission uncovered a substantial rectangular wooden building. A case is made for the former existence of a second such ...
  • A panoramic view from the Hill of Tara, Co. Meath. 

    Fenwick, Joseph P. (Meath Archaeological and Historical Society, 1997)
    [No abstract available]
  • The prehistoric archaeology of Ireland 

    Waddell, John (Galway University Press, 1998)
    The first edition of The Prehistoric Archaeology of Ireland was published by Galway University Press (now no more) in 1998. This comprehensive survey of Irish prehistory is still a useful work of reference. This is a proof ...
  • The gathering place of Tír Fhiachrach? Archaeological and folkloric investigations at Aughris, Co Sligo 

    FitzPatrick, Elizabeth (Royal Irish Academy, 2001)
    This paper explores evidence for modern popular gatherings on Aughris head land, Co. Sligo, and attempts to define the landscape on the headland where medieval royal assembly may also have taken place. The spatial ...
  • Cheques and Balances 

    Waddell, John (Archaeology Ireland, 2005)
  • The Cultural and Environmental Impact of Large Dams in Southeast Turkey 

    Ronayne, Maggie (National University of Ireland, Galway and Kurdish Human Rights Project, 2005)
    This study of the cultural and environmental impacts of large dams in Southeast Turkey brings together evidence from and interviews with people affected by hydroelectric dam projects planned for the Munzur, Tigris and ...
  • The geophysial survey of the M3 toll-motorway corridor: a prelude to Tara's destruciton? 

    Fenwick, Joseph P. (Meath Archaeological and Historical Society, 2005)
    The geophysical survey of the ‘emerging preferred route’ of the M3 toll-motorway through the Tara/Skryne valley has identified a wealth of new archaeological monuments. Still greater numbers of sites have come to light ...
  • Misinformation, disinformation and downright distortion: the battle to save Tara 1999-2005 

    Newman, Conor (Arlen House, Galway, 2007)
    The routing of a new motorway, the M3, through the valley between the Hill of Tara and Skreen, prompted international controversy. Conor Newman traces the history of a proposal that did irreparable damage to the culturally ...
  • Interpreting a cultural landscape: a case for seaweed-harvesting at Aughris, Co. Sligo 

    FitzPatrick, Elizabeth (Institute of Archaeologists of Ireland (IAI), 2007)
    This paper presents archaeological, historical andfolkloric evidence for a local seaweed industry on the Aughris head land, Co. Sligo, in the modem period. It is argued that over 200 earthen enclosures dotting the <ruans> ...
  • Procession and symbolism at Tara: analysis of Tech Midchúarta (the Banqueting Hall) in the context of the sacral campus 

    Newman, Conor (Wiley, 2007-10-11)
    New analysis explores Tech Midchúarta (the ‘Banqueting Hall’) from the point of view of a sacral, processional approach to the summit of the Hill of Tara, the pre‐eminent cult and inauguration site of prehistoric and early ...
  • The corn stands of Corrandulla 

    Fenwick, Joseph P. (Headford : Annaghdown and Corrandulla Community Councils, 2008)
    [No abstract available]