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Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy Volume 108, 2008 (Print Copy)

by Elizabeth FitzPatrick
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Journal Details

Published date

24 December 2015

Frequency: 1 Annually

ISSN: 0035-8991

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Edited by: Elizabeth Fitzpatrick and James Kelly 

Advisory Editor: Howard Clarke

Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy is a peer-reviewed journal which publishes original research papers primarily in the fields of archaeology and history, but also welcomes submissions on aspects of culture, including material culture, from the perspectives of other disciplines, as well as submissions in Celtic Studies and literature.

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  1. Editorial (pp. vii-ix)

    James Kelly

  2. Irish-Scottish connections in the first millennium AD: an evaluation of the links between souterrain ware and Hebridean ceramics (pp. 1-18)

    Ian Armit

  3. Excavation of an early medieval settlement and other sites at Dromthacker, Tralee, Co. Kerry (pp. 19-64)

    Rose M. Cleary, Meriel McClatchie and Sandra A. McKeown

  4. The poet and the mutinies: Pádraigín Haicéad and the Munster army in 1647 (pp. 65-74)

    Tadhg Ó hAnnracháin

  5. Health for sale: mountebanks, doctors, printers and the supply of medication in eighteenth-century Ireland (pp. 75-113)

    James Kelly

  6. The study of medieval Irish castles: a bibliographic survey (pp. 115-136)

    Terry Barry

  7. In Retrospect: Ernest McClintock Dix and the first book printed in Dublin (pp. 137-146)

    Raymond Gillespie

About the author

Elizabeth FitzPatrick

Elizabeth FitzPatrick is a personal professor in archaeology at the School of Geography and Archaeology, NUI Galway, a director of the Discovery Programme and a fellow of the Royal Society of Antiquaries. Her research and publications concern topographies of power, place-making, landscape and settlement, and concepts of territory, among medieval Gaelic peoples. She has a particular interest in knowledge that can be acquired at the interface of disciplines. Professor FitzPatrick also leads cross-disciplinary publication projects important to Irish identity and cultural life, among them the RIA thematic volumes (with J. Kelly) on Food and drink in Ireland 2016, and Domestic life in Ireland 2011. She was archaeology editor of Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy Section C, 2007-15.