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    • Aran Islands, western Ireland: farming history and environmental change reconstructed from field surveys, historical sources, and pollen analyses 

      O'Connell, Michael; Molloy, Karen (Eagle Hill Institute, 2019)
      The Aran Islands are exceptional cultural landscapes at the Atlantic fringe of Europe. They are strongly influenced by human settlement and small-scale farming that is still pursued according to traditional practices. ...
    • 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 ...
    • Assembly Places and Elite Collective Identities in Medieval Ireland 

      FitzPatrick, Elizabeth (2015)
      This paper investigates relationships between assembly places and expressions of collective identities among Gaelic elites during the period from the 9th to the 16th century in Ireland.
    • 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 ...
    • 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 Cave of Crúachain and the Otherworld 

      Waddell, John (2014)
      Oweynagat (Úaimh na gCat), the cave of the cats, is a natural cave with a souterrain attached in the royal site of Rathcroghan, Co. Roscommon. Today it is an inconspicuous monument but is famous in early literature as an ...
    • 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 ...
    • Cheques and Balances 

      Waddell, John (Archaeology Ireland, 2005)
    • Continuity, cult and contest 

      Waddell, John (Four Courts Press, 2011)
      The degree to which pagan traditions influenced early medieval Irish literature has been the subject of some debate. The phrase a window on the Iron Age once encapsulated a view that epic tales in particular depicted a ...
    • The corn stands of Corrandulla 

      Fenwick, Joseph P. (Headford : Annaghdown and Corrandulla Community Councils, 2008)
      [No abstract available]
    • Crewbane souterrain and nearby archaeologial features, Brugh na Bóinne, Slane, Co. Meath 

      Fenwick, Joseph P.; Dowling, Ger; Schot, Roseanne; Rogers, John (Meath Archaeological and Historical Society, 2012)
      [No abstract available]
    • 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 ...
    • Driving through history 

      Fenwick, Joseph P. (Roads Ireland, 2008)
      [No abstract available]
    • Editorial 

      FitzPatrick, Elizabeth (Royal Irish Academy, 2009)
    • The elusive image 

      Waddell, John (Wordwell, 2009)
      It is now possible to identify one symbol in Celtic La Tène art found in Continental Europe and in prehistoric Britain and Ireland that appears to be an expression of a complex religious cosmology. This is the elusive (and ...
    • 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 ...
    • The exilic burial place of a Gaelic Irish community at San Pietro in Montorio, Rome 

      FitzPatrick, Elizabeth (Cambridge University Press, 2017-07-27)
      This paper presents the findings of a survey of the funerary monuments and burial vault of an exiled community of Gaelic Irish who were interred (1608-23) at San Pietro in Montorio, Rome. The site of their burial and ...
    • Finn’s Seat: topographies of power and royal marchlands of Gaelic polities in medieval Ireland 

      FitzPatrick, Elizabeth; Hennessy, Ronan (Taylor & Francis, 2017-10-31)
      Hill- and mountain-top cairns and mounds in Ireland are often viewed as epiphenomenal features of the medieval landscape. In recent years, research on early medieval ferta, ancestral burial places cited in the legal procedure ...
    • Formaoil na Fiann: hunting preserves and assembly places in Gaelic Ireland. 

      Elizabeth FitzPatrick (Proceedings of the Harvard Celtic Colloquium, 2013)
      [No abstract available]
    • Fortification in the North (1200 -1600) 

      O'Conor, Kieran (Aarhus University Press, 2011-11)
      This paper looks at different types of fortification used across north-west Europe between the twelfth and early seventeenth centuries. These incude castles, town walls, artillery fortifications, linear fortifications, ...