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The exilic burial place of a Gaelic Irish community at San Pietro in Montorio, Rome
(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 ...
Ollamh, biatach, comharba: lifeways of Gaelic learned families in medieval and early modern Ireland
(Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 2015)
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Finn’s Seat: topographies of power and royal marchlands of Gaelic polities in medieval Ireland
(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 ...
Gaelic service kindreds and the landscape identity of Lucht Tighe
(Cork University Press, 2018-03-06)
This paper discusses the character of the lands of householders who served the courts of Gaelic lords in later medieval Ireland and how their association with those lands, which were mostly of early medieval royal origin, ...
(Royal Irish Academy, 2009)
Native enclosed settlement and the problem of the Irish ‘Ring-fort’
One of the most sustained monolithic traditions of Irish archaeology is the classification of a wide variety of earthen and stone enclosures (ráth and caisel) as 'ring-forts'. This is an impediment to understanding the ...
The gathering place of Tír Fhiachrach? Archaeological and folkloric investigations at Aughris, Co Sligo
(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 ...
Interpreting a cultural landscape: a case for seaweed-harvesting at Aughris, Co. Sligo
(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> ...
The last kings of Ireland: material expressions of Gaelic lordship c.1300-1400 A.D.
During the later medieval period in Ireland, Gaelic lords continued to publicly identify themselves as immediate descendants of kings through carefully chosen elements of material culture. Evocations of Gaelic kingship in ...
Memorialising Gaelic Ireland: the curious case of the Ballyshannon fragments and the Irish monuments at San Pietro in Montorio, Rome
(Guildhall Press, 2010)
The burial place of the exiled Irish at San Pietro in Montorio, Rome (Pl. 1), is perhaps the most iconic Irish diaspora funerary site in Europe, not least because the community interred there (1608–23) are found in ...