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The Funerary Bowls and Vases of the Irish Bronze Age
(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 ...
Continuity, cult and contest
(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 ...
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 elusive image
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 ...
Revealing hidden details of the ancient landscape at Newgrange, Brugh na Bóinne World Heriatge Site, Co. Meath
(Meath Archaeological and Historical Society, 2009)
[No abstract available]
The geophysial survey of the M3 toll-motorway corridor: a prelude to Tara's destruciton?
(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 ...
A reassembly of the monumental fragments in Dowth townland and their significance as an integral part of the prehistoric numinous precince of Brú na Bóinne, Co. Meath.
(Institute of Archaeologists of Ireland, 2015)
This article explores the early prehistory of Dowth townland and advances a reinterpretation of its surviving archaeological fragments against the contextual backdrop of Newgrange, Knowth and the greater Brú na Bóinne ...
Crewbane souterrain and nearby archaeologial features, Brugh na Bóinne, Slane, Co. Meath
(Meath Archaeological and Historical Society, 2012)
[No abstract available]
The Irish Sea in Prehistory
(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 Bronze Age Burials of Ireland
(Galway University Press, 1990)
A county-by-county survey of Irish Bronze Age burials recorded up to the mid 1980s