Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy Volume 116, 2016 (Print Copy)
Journal DetailsPublished date
15 November 2016
Frequency: 1 Annually
Edited by: James Kelly and Tomás Ó Carragáin
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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- Editorial (pp. i-ii)
The role of quartz in Neolithic lithic traditions: a case study from the Thornhill Early Neolithic palisaded enclosure, Co. Londonderry, Northern Ireland (pp. 3-29)
- Chalcolithic beginnings and ecological change spanning 1,000 years as glimpsed from a doline in the Burren, Co. Clare (pp. 33-91)
D. Blair Gibson
- Re-examining the function of St Patrick's writings in the early medieval tradition (pp. 95-117)
- Excavations at Cahergal, Co. Kerry: A Venue for Royal Ceremony in Early Medieval Corcu Duibne (pp. 121-188)
- Mellifont Abbey, Co. Louth: a study of its post-dissolution architecture 1540–1727 (pp. 191-226)
Geraldine Stout, Rolf Loeber and Kevin O'Brien
- Seaborne trade and the commercialisation of fifteenth- and sixteenth-century Gaelic Ulster (pp. 229-262)
Mark Gardiner and T. E. McNeill
- Charting the material culture of the ‘Devotional Revolution’: the Advertising Register of the Irish Catholic Directory, 1837–96 (pp. 265-294)
- In Retrospect: Replication of Foucault's pendulum experiment in Dublin (pp. 297-311)