Archaeology Ireland

Archaeology Collection  

Archived since Autumn 1987
Complete Archive

137 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. Archaeology Ireland is a key reference guide for students and professionals working in the field and conducting analysis on their findings.

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 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 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

Museum Piece

Trevor White tells us about the Little Museum of Dublin

Heritage Guide No. 94: Temple-na-Skellig and St Kevin’s Bed, Glendalough

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Research Areas: Ancient History & Archaeology

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  • First Issue: Autumn 1987
  • Latest Issue: Autumn 2021
  • Issue Count: 137
  • Page Count: 7,423
  • Published: Quarterly
  • ISSN: 2565-6066

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