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Landscape and imagination: towards a new baseline for education in a changing world
(UNISCAPE (European Network of Universities for the Implementation of the European Landscape Convention) and Bandecchi & Vivaldi, 2013-05-02)
This publication constitutes the proceedings of an international conference, Landscape and Imagination: Towards a New Baseline for ducation in a hanging World (Paysage et Invention: évolution des enseignements dans un ...
Raffin Fort, Co Meath: Neolithic and Bronze Age activity
(Organisation of Irish Archaeologists, 1995)
[No abstract available]
Misinformation, disinformation and downright distortion: the battle to save Tara 1999-2005
(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 ...
The sacral landscape of Tara: a preliminary exploration
In a preliminary exploration of the Tara landscape, this article examines features of the land between the twin hills of Tara and of Skreen, a broad valley through which flows the Gabhra river and now crudely divided by ...
The Sword in the Stone: previously unrecognised archaeological evidence of ceremonies of the later Iron Age and early medieval period
Published in G. Cooney et al. (eds), Relics of Old Decency: archaeological studies in later prehistory. Festschrift for Barry Raftery (Wordwell, Dublin, 2009), 425-36, this is a proof copy of an introduction to on-going ...
Ballinderry Crannóg No. 2, Co. Offaly: the Later Bronze Age
(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 symbolism of zoomorphic penannular brooches
Exploration of the zoomorphic and Christian symbolism on zoomorphic penannular brooches (5th to 7th centuries AD). It is suggested that the underlying symbol of a bi-cephalic zoomorph has meanings that are not intrinsically ...
Landscapes “Я” Us
(An Chomhairle Oidhreactha / The Heritage Council, 2009-03-23)
Exploration of phenomenologocal roots of the definition of 'landscape' used in the European Landscape Convention.
Procession and symbolism at Tara: analysis of Tech Midchúarta (the Banqueting Hall) in the context of the sacral campus
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 ...
In the way of development: Tara, the M3 and the Celtic Tiger
(Manchester University Press, 2015-01)
Examines the context of the decision to construct a motorway through the historical landscape of Tara, touching on the broader issue of the relevance of heritage in contemporary Ireland.