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Archaeology Research Excavation Grants Reports

Archaeology Research Excavation Grants Awarded 2022

31 March 2022

Please click download to view a list of the most recent AREG Grants awarded. Individual reports will be published here in 2023

Royal Irish Academy Download

Moynagh Lough Project: Post-excavation analysis

19 May 2021

Moynagh Lough Project: Post-excavation analysis

Michael Potterton Download

Eagle's Nest, Lambay, post-excavation and publication

28 October 2021

The site is a Neolithic stone axe quarry site of international importance. Activity in 2021 focused on quarrying and production of stone axes and work on the ceramic assemblage.

Gabriel Cooney Download

Hill Of Ward 2021 Post Excavation analysis

28 October 2021

This report outlines progress made towards the final reporting for the Hill of Ward 2016 excavation season.

Stephen Davis Download

Publishing Glencurran Cave excavations

28 October 2021

This application was to complete outstanding aspects of post-excavation work associated with archaeological excavations that took place at Glencurran Cave, Co. Clare between 2004 and 2009.

Marion Down Download

The Rathcoran Hillfort Project

28 October 2021

This report presents the preliminary results of on-going post-excavation analysis associated with 5 seasons of excavation of an Early Neolithic hilltop enclosure (Rathcoran) in Co. Wicklow.

Alan Hawkes Download

Moynagh Lough Metalworking: A detailed scientific examination of early medieval non-ferrous crafts

28 October 2021

This funded project sought to identify the nature of non-ferrous metal workingon the early medieval crannog site of Moynagh Lough, Co Meath.

Brendan O'Neill Download

Gallows Hill investigation

28 October 2021

In 2021 two new trenches were cut at the foot of the mound, to clarify and date the construction history of the mound and ditches.

Dave Pollock Download

Moynagh Lough Project

28 October 2021

The four strands completed under the 2021 funding are cornerstones of the current phase of the Moynagh Lough Project.

Michael Potterton Download

The Rathcoran Hillfort Project

19 May 2020

Preliminary results of an archaeological investigation undertaken in July/August 2020 at a multiple enclosure (Rathcoran) in the townlands of Collinarrig Upper, Pinnacle, and Tuckmill Hill, Co. Wicklow.

Alan Hawkes Download

Revealing the detail: post-excavation analysis at Caherconnell Cashel

19 May 2020

This post-excavation study is part of a larger research project investigating the ringfort landscapes of the Burren, Co. Clare.

Michelle Comber Download

Archaeology Research Excavation Grants awarded 2021

19 May 2021

Please click download to view a list of the most recent Archaeology Research Excavation grants awarded. Individual reports will be published here in 2022.

Royal Irish Academy Download

Gallows Hill investigation

22 October 2019

Dave Pollock Download

2018 Fieldwork at Ballynamintra Cave, Co Waterford

17 September 2018

The 2018 fieldwork season at Ballynamintra Cave saw new excavations take place both in the inside and outside of the cave.

Richard Jennings Download

Modelling and Contextualising Ireland's Earliest Burials: geophysical and geomorphological surveys.

06 September 2018

In 2001 in advance of a pipeline scheme, two or possibly three cremations in pits dating to the Early Mesolithic period were excavated at Hermitage, near Castleconnell, Co Limerick.

Tracy Collins Download

The Rathcoran Hillfort Project

04 February 2018

This projects seeks to provide greater clarity to one of Irelands most impressive monuments - Rathcoran Hillfort.

Alan Hawkes Download

Newgrange Farm Excavations

01 September 2018

Geophysical survey in the field immediately south of Newgrange Passage Tomb.

Geraldine Stout Download