Archaeology Ireland

Archived since Autumn 1987 Complete Archive Quarterly
146 issues
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.

Latest issue
A VIRTUAL REBUILDING: A NON INVASIVE APPROACH TO MONUMENT RECONSTRUCTION FOR AN ACHILL ISLAND PORTAL TOMB  
Eoin Halpin demonstrates how changing technology can be applied to investigate existing research 
 
MUNITIONS FROM MAYO 
Damien McCarthy describes discoveries from the N59 Road Scheme 
 
VIKINGS AND THEIR RAPTORS 
Hilary White searches for traces of falconry in the navel of Dublin 
 
VINEGAR HILL, CO. WEXFORD 
In this contribution to Folklore Focus, Marion Dowd investigates legends attached to battle sites 
 
ANCIENT FOLK BELIEFS ABOUT PREHISTORIC MONUMENTS 
Niamh Whitfield explores legends of ‘giants’ 
 
FLAX GROWING AND LINEN-MAKING IN POST-MEDIEVAL IRELAND 
In this contribution to the Know Your Monuments series Muiris O’Sullivan and Liam Downey review historical flax-growing and post-harvest processing practices 
 
BURTON’S BORROWINGS 
Philip McEvansoneya discusses medieval sources for The Meeting on the Turret Stairs
 
ARCHAEOLOGY 2030: A STRATEGIC APPROACH FOR NORTHERN IRELAND 
Bronagh Murray, Rebecca Enlander and Rhonda Robinson discuss recommendations for developing engagement with and understanding of the archaeology of Northern Ireland 
 
FAT OR FICTION? 
Bruce Sutton, Julie Dunne and Ros Ó Maoldúin discuss the question of organic residues preserved in heat-shattered stone 
 
DOWN BY THE RIVER 
Tony Bartlett and Ross Drummond describe a prehistoric burnt mound complex in Listowel, Co. Kerry 
 
THE MYSTERY CIRCLE OF ST KEVIN’S CHURCH, DUBLIN 
Marc Piera is this issue’s Archaeology Detective

Heritage Guide No. 103
 
RITUAL AND ROYALTY AT UISNEACH, CO. WESTMEATH 
Boasting a heady mix of ancient monuments, natural wonders, myth and royal associations, the Hill of Uisneach is one of Ireland’s most evocative ceremonial and assembly landscapes, with a history spanning five millennia. Renowned as the umbilical centre of Ireland and the meeting point of the ancient provinces, it is one of a group of six Irish ‘royal sites’ on the UNESCO World Heritage Site Tentative List, alongside Dún Ailinne (Co. Kildare), Rathcroghan 
(Co. Roscommon), the Rock of Cashel (Co. Tipperary), Tara (Co. Meath) and Navan Fort (Co. Armagh). Described in this Heritage Guide by Roseanne Schot of the Royal Sites of Ireland Steering Group. 

Subjects: Archaeology, History

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  • First Issue: Autumn 1987
  • Latest Issue: Winter 2023
  • Issue Count: 146
  • Published: Quarterly
  • ISSN: 2565-6066