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.
A shipwreck in Sligo: inspiration for the vampire’s landing?
Mel Ní Mhaolanfaidh and Marion McGarry ponder whether Streedagh strand’s ‘Butter Boat’ played a role in Stoker’s famous book
The Green Fort
Marion Dowd records folk beliefs attached to a seventeenth-century fort
The only way is Wessex?
Rena Maguire wonders where the idea for the Irish Iron Age Y-piece came from
The Discovery Programme—past, present and future
John O’Keeffe marks 30 years of research and innovation in Irish archaeology
Hunt for Kevin leads to archaeological discoveries
how recent sightings of a dolphin led to an insight into the river’s boating history
Muiris O’Sullivan and Liam Downey outline the history of poteen distillation
Beyond the Pale: a Henry VI coin hoard from Tynan, Co. Armagh
Insect remains: what can they teach us?
Nexus—people and places through time
The upcoming annual National Monuments Service conference
Trevor White tells us about the Little Museum of Dublin
Heritage Guide No. 94: Temple-na-Skellig and St Kevin’s Bed, Glendalough