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Conleth Manning

Royal Society of Antiquaries Ireland

Conleth Manning has a BA in Archaeology and Early Irish History and MA in Archaeology. He worked for almost four decades as an archaeologist with the National Monuments Service and during that time excavated at many National Monument sites. He has lectured and published widely mainly on aspects of Irish archaeology of historic period. He is a past president of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland.

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