Archaeology Ireland

Archived since Autumn 1987 Complete Archive Quarterly

144 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

George Sevastopulo and Roger Stalley seek the source of the stone of the famous Louth high crosses

Dirk Maas at the Battle of Aughrim 
Pádraig Lenihan identifies an eyewitness to the significant 1691 battle

Armagh Cathedral
In this contribution to Folklore Focus Marion Dowd describes successive difficulties in church construction at Armagh

Benchmarks—a view from up north
Peter Wilson and Frances Wilson look at the types and styles, significance and heritage of these familiar surveying symbols

Black gold in Roscommon
Ros Ó Maoldúin, Alison Sheridan, Eve Campbell and Lore Troalen explore the significance of a terminal plate of an Early Bronze Age jet spacer-plate necklace from Gortnacrannagh

Archaeobotany: what can plant macro-remains tell us?
In this contribution to our Environmental Archaeology series Penny Johnston explains the value of studying plant remains from archaeological excavations

Burnt mounds—the answer is under your fingernails …
Jennifer Breslin takes a fresh look at burnt mounds and their functions

Monuments and legislation
In this contribution to the Know Your Monuments series Muiris O’Sullivan and Liam Downey review the role of archaeological monuments in legislation

Rostellan to Sherkin: intertidal megaliths on the Cork coast
Michael Gibbons explores some vulnerable prehistoric tombs on the south coast

Heritage Guid to Cahir Town

Subjects: Archaeology, History

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  • First Issue: Autumn 1987
  • Latest Issue: Summer 2023
  • Issue Count: 144
  • Published: Quarterly
  • ISSN: 2565-6066