Archaeology Ireland magazine, published every quarter since 1987, provides a comprehensive range of articles, news and features. Content covers numerous areas in archaeology including science, art, architecture, history, geography, economics, sociology, anthropology, religion and more. The magazine offers readers a broad range of well-researched, lavishly illustrated articles on a range of topics at an accessible level to all, whether it’s a passing or professional interest. Archaeology Ireland is a key reference guide for students, visitors from abroad, those in the field, and all archaeology fans with an interest in Ireland’s archaeological wonders.
All issues of Archaeology Ireland, from the first one in 1987 to the latest quarterly edition, are now available as digital editions with a fully searchable digital archive, creating an invaluable resource of over 120 issues of well-researched and lavishly illustrated articles, as well as over 80 Heritage Guide supplements that study a range of Irish archaeological sites in fine-combed detail.
The murdered tomb
Neil Jackman summarises the aims and excavation results of the Hellfire Club Archaeological Project.
The man in the bulla
Mary Cahill explores the possible phallic symbolism of the Bog of Allen bulla.
Secrets from the snow
Steve Davis reveals a new enclosure beside Dowth passage tomb.
New dates for old butter
Chris Synnott and Maeve Sikora disclose significant new dating evidence for bog butter.
The hill of the fairies
Dirk Brandherm, Cormac McSparron, Thorsten Kahlert, James Bonsall, Anthony Wilkinson and Tatjana Kytmannow reveal some of the secrets of Knocknashee, Co. Sligo.
Laser-scanning Trim Castle
Michael ‘Bodhi’ Rogers, Ryan Bouricius, Denis Shine, Stephen Mandal and Scott Stull explore the potential of 3D laser-scanning for digital preservation of archaeological monuments.
Women on a Mission
John Lucey profiles the women who worked with the Harvard Mission in Ireland during the 1930s.
Under the hawthorn tree
Paul Duffy reports on a newly discovered summit cairn overlooking the Boyne Valley.
More on the Balgriffin cross-slab
Conleth Manning responds to Paul Duffy’s recent article.
Know your monuments: Butter-making
In this contribution to the Know Your Monuments series, Muiris O’Sullivan and Liam Downey trace developments in butter-making in Ireland and outline the types of butter predominantly made through medieval and more modern times.
A note from Hy Brasil
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