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During a recent excavation in Ballinrobe, County Mayo, ACSU were delighted to welcome children from Holy Trinity National School in Westport for a site visit. Excavation Director Ian Russell and his team showed them around and told them all about the prehistoric landscape and field systems. Then the children got...Read More ›
The 2021 Journal of the Kerry Archaeological and Historical Society features an article about the archaeological discoveries made in advance of the construction of the N70 Kilderry Bends Road Improvement Scheme, just west of Milltown in County Kerry. Kerri Cleary, Ed Lyne and John Olney begin by detailing an important...Read More ›
A recent issue of Archaeology Ireland (Spring 2021) features articles on aspects of two excavations undertaken by ACSU, one in County Kerry and the other in County Louth. ‘Lissaniska—location, location, location!’ by Ed Lyne is an overview of the discoveries made during his excavation of part of the enclosing elements...Read More ›
Completing a 3D model of this small cordoned urn with whipped cord ornament allowed us closely to examine the pot and its decoration. Found in an inverted position during excavations at Donacarney, Co. Meath, alongside a small food vessel, the date of this cordoned urn is probably early in the...Read More ›
In 2017, the excavation of two clusters of pits in the townland of Kilcolman, just south-west of Milltown in County Kerry, revealed some surprising results. The excavation was directed by John Olney for ACSU and took place in advance of the construction of the N70 Kilderry Bends Improvement Scheme. Most...Read More ›