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.
The curious case of St Patrick’s grave: Finbar McCormick traces the history of our national saint’s final resting-place—Court tombs: In this contribution to the Know Your Monuments series, Muiris O’Sullivan and Liam Downey review what is known about court tombs in Ireland, including the evidence from radiocarbon dating—Badge brooch or pin?: Paul Gosling and Ailbhe Rogers take a typological approach to Cumann na mBan insignia—Through the virtual keyhole James Lyttleton and Thomas Herron guide us through the digital reconstruction of Edmund Spenser’s Irish tower-house.