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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 ...
  • 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]
  • 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 ...
  • The corn stands of Corrandulla 

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

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

    FitzPatrick, Elizabeth (Royal Irish Academy, 2009)
  • Rathcroghan, Co. Roscommon: where the Táin Bó Cúailnge began 

    Waddell, John (Archaeology Ireland Heritage Guide No. 44, 2009)
    A summary account of the royal site of Rathcroghan famous in early Irish epic literature as the seat of Queen Maeve and the place where the great cattle raid of Cooley began. Rich in legend and archaeology, this account ...
  • Native Enclosed Settlement and the Problem of the 'Irish Ring-fort' 

    FitzPatrick, Elizabeth (Maney, 2009)
    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 ...