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Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy Volume 114, 2014 (Print Copy)

by Elizabeth FitzPatrick
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Journal Details

Published date

30 December 2015

Frequency: 1 Annually

ISSN: 0035-8991

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Edited by: Elizabeth Fitzpatrick and James Kelly

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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CONTENTS

  1. Editorial: ‘Gods make their own importance’ (pp. vii-x)

    Elizabeth FitzPatrick

  2. New materials, traditional practices: a Mesolithic silicified dolomite toolkit from Lough Allen, Ireland (pp. 1-34)

    Killian Driscoll, Julian Menuge and Emmett O'Keeffe

  3. Clonava Island revisited: a story of cooking, plants and re-occupation during the Irish Late Mesolithic (pp. 35-55)

    Aimée Little

  4. A century of archaeology—historical excavation and modern research at the Carrowkeel passage tombs, County Sligo (pp. 57-87)

    Robert Hensey, Pádraig Meehan, Marion Dowd and Sam Moore

  5. The beginnings and evolution of the fulacht fia tradition in early prehistoric Ireland (pp. 89-139)

    Alan Hawkes

  6. Irish sculpture of the early tenth century and the work of the ‘Muiredach Master’: problems of identification and meaning (pp. 141-179)

    Roger Stalley

  7. The deputy's defence: Sir William Fitzwilliam's Apology on the outbreak of the Nine Years War in Ireland (pp. 181-214)

    Hiram Morgan

  8. Recalling the View: Edmund Spenser and Ireland in the eighteenth century (pp. 215-234)

    Clare O'Halloran

  9. Tadhg Gaelach Ó Súilleabháin's Pious Miscellany: editions of the Munster bestseller of the early nineteenth century (pp. 235-293)

    Richard Sharpe

  10. Dindsenchas, Mr Deasy, and the nightmare of partition in Ulysses (pp. 295-325)

    Anne Marie D'Arcy

  11. The historiography of the conflict in Northern Ireland and the reception of Andrew Boyd's Holy war in Belfast (1969) (pp. 327-358)

    Brian Lambkin

  12. The past, present and future of environmental history in Ireland (pp. 359-391)

    Juliana Adelman and Francis Ludlow

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.