Revealing the Past
WhenThursday, October 14, 2021, 10:00 - 16:00
A biennial seminar presenting recent archaeological excavation and research projects supported by the National Monuments Service, Queen's University Belfast and the Historic Environments Division, Department for Communities (NI).
About this event:
Showcasing recent discoveries from archaeological excavation and research in Ireland supported by Royal Irish Academy grants funded by the National Monuments Service, Queen's University Belfast and the Historic Environments Division, Department for Communities (NI).
Mr Ian Doyle, Chair, Royal Irish Academy Standing Committee for Archaeology
Chair Dr Jessica Smyth, University College Dublin
10:05: Dr Marion Dowd: Approaches to cave archaeology: Insights from archaeological excavations at Glencurran Cave and Alice & Gwendoline Cave
10:35: Dr Ros Ó Maolduin: Survey and excavation on Knockloon Hill, Leamaneh North, Co. Clare: Revealing a multi-period ceremonial site on the edge of the Burren
11:05: Dr Steven Davis: The Pleasant Boyne: Putting the river at the heart of the Brú na Bóinne World Heritage Site
11:35: Carolyn Howle Outlaw: Shell Middens in Southwest Ireland: their loss and their archaeological potential
Chair Professor Eileen Murphy, Queen’s University Belfast
13:30: Dr Michelle Comber: Caherconnell Cashel, Co. Clare: From excavation to post-excavation
14:00: Dr Gerard Barrett: Radiocarbon dating of mortar: Developing a tool for unlocking the chronology of Medieval buildings
14:30: Dr Meriel McClatchie: Agriculture in Ireland's past: determining management practices through stable isotope analysis
15:00: Dr Eve Campbell, Professor Harold Mytum and Mr J.R. Peterson: New light on old graveyards: Using RTI and social archaeology to study pre-famine gravestones in west Mayo
The event will be recorded but audience members will not be visible in the recording.
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