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Traditional song in Ireland: living fossil or dynamic resource
(Festival 500 Sharing the voices, 1997)
When I submitted the abstract of this paper, I did not realize that the late Frank Harrison used almost exactly the same title in an 6 Riada memorial lecture at University College Cork, Ireland some years ago (Harrison, ...
The Archaeology of Aran
(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 ...
Notes on some Irish hanging bowl escutcheons
(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
(Galway University Press, 1990)
A county-by-county survey of Irish Bronze Age burials recorded up to the mid 1980s
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 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 ...
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 ...
Population change in the Republic of Ireland 1981-1991: trends and spatial patterns
(Universite de Lille I (Sciences et Technologies), 1992)
Demographic trends in the Republic of Ireland have gradually moved closer to Western European norms during the past two decades. Birth rates have continued to fall and internal migration flows have become diversified. ...
Regional imagery and Irish tourism promotion
Regional images may be defined as representations of places which consist of one or more of a variety of elements which may include people, landscapes, flora or animals (Gold and Ward, 1994; Kneafsey, 1997). Sound, when ...
Geography under threat in Irish second-level education
(Taylor & Francis, 1998)
Recent Department of Education recommendations for a revised second-level junior cycle programme in the Republic of Ireland omitted geography from its established position in the core curriculum. This paper describes the ...