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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 ...
  • 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
  • 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 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 ...
  • Exploiting information and communication technologies for rural development 

    Grimes, Seamus (Elsevier, 1992-07)
    This paper examines how information technology (IT) might be exploited to promote rural development; it also considers how IT impacts on the rural periphery. The appropriate adaptation of this technology for indigenous ...
  • 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 ...
  • The ideology of population control in the UN draft plan for Cairo 

    Grimes, Seamus (Springer, 1994-09)
    This paper examines the influence of population control ideology on the draft plan for the UN Cairo Conference on Population and Development. It is argued that this draft plan can only be fully understood in the context ...
  • Ballinderry Crannóg No. 2, Co. Offaly: the Later Bronze Age 

    Newman, Conor (Journal of Irish Archaeology, 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 ...
  • Reconsidering the exclusion of metaphysics in human geography 

    Grimes, Seamus (Fabrizio Serra Editore, 1997-05)
    From its beginning as a systematic branch of knowledge, human geography was strongly influenced by developments in the other branches of the social sciences. Once a predominantly descriptive and ideographic discipline, ...
  • The prehistoric archaeology of Ireland 

    Waddell, John (Galway University Press, 1998)
    The first edition of The Prehistoric Archaeology of Ireland was published by Galway University Press (now no more) in 1998. This comprehensive survey of Irish prehistory is still a useful work of reference. This is a proof ...
  • Contours of colonialism: Gaelic Ireland and the early colonial subject 

    Morrissey, John (2004)
    The sixteenth century is critical to our reading of Ireland's subsequent colonial and indeed postcolonial geographies, yet has frequently evaded considered scrutiny for a variety of reasons, including the deficiencies of ...
  • Geography militant: resistance and the essentialisation of identity in colonial Ireland 

    Morrissey, John (2004)
    In recent years, a growing recognition of the interconnections (in addition to the conflicts) between the worlds of the coloniser and the colonised has enabled the construction of an enhanced collection of differentiated ...
  • Wireless Valley, Silicon Wadi and Digital Island - Helsinki, Tel Aviv and Dublin and the new economy GPN 

    Grimes, Seamus (Elsevier, 2004-06)
    Hyper-capitalism in global information and communication technology (ICT) markets during the late 1990s created a new global production network, shaped by multinational corporations, international capital flows, and a ...
  • How well are Europes rural businesses connected to the digital economy? 

    Grimes, Seamus (Taylor and Francis, 2004-09)
    As economic activity becomes increasingly globalized, partly by means of new information and communication technologies (ICTs), one of the key expectations of European policy-makers was that businesses in rural regions, ...
  • Cultural geographies of the contact zone: Gaels, Galls and overlapping territories in late medieval Ireland 

    Morrissey, John (2005)
    In writing about the social and cultural geographies of the past, we frequently reinforce notions of difference by using neatly delineated ethnic terms of reference that often superscribe the complexities of reality on the ...
  • Cultural Geographies of the Contact Zone 

    Morrissey, John (2005)
    In writing about the social and cultural geographies of the past, we frequently reinforce notions of difference by using neatly delineated ethnic terms of reference that often superscribe the complexities of reality on the ...