Archaeology Ireland

Archaeology Collection  

Archived since Autumn 1987
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133 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

The Eyrephort Viking: raider or settler?

Samuel Kinirons revisits a Viking burial discovered in Connemara in 1947.

The covert Christ and some Continental connections

Cormac Bourke looks for parallels to a partially hidden character in the portrait of St John in the Book of Kells.

Picking up the pieces

A digital reconstruction of a Romanesque doorway at Old Kyle, Co. Laois.

Dressing the dead

Leather shoes from St Mary’s parish church in Kilkenny.

A challenging island?

Tony Brown, Ben Pears and Thierry Fonville describe agricultural and land-use history on Donegal’s Tory Island/Oileán Thoraí

Who lives in a ringfort like this?

Fintan Walsh looks at the evidence for the inhabitants of a County Waterford ringfort.

Know Your Monuments: Irish round towers


A guide to the excavations at the medieval Dominican friary

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  • First Issue: Autumn 1987
  • Latest Issue: Autumn 2020
  • Issue Count: 133
  • Page Count: 7,159
  • Published: Quarterly
  • ISSN: 2565-6066

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