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Japanese knotweed (Fallopia japonica) AND OTHER invasive area plant species: NOT FUTURE HERITAGE PLEASE!

August 25, 2015

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THIS ITEM ON INVASIVE PLANTS IS IMPORTANT, SO IT HAS CREPT IN BETWEEN THE ARCHAEOLOGICAL LAYERS OF THIS BLOG, JUST AS IT WOULD DO IN REALITY. TO BUILDINGS, WALLS ETC………………………. ========================================================================================     JAPANESE KNOTWEED IN COUNTY CORK (Fallopia japonica). EXCERPTS SEEN BELOW ARE taken from THE excellent work of  FINBAR WALLACE and ISOBEL ABBOTT, ‘CORK INVASIVE ALIEN […]

MARTIN DOODY, ARCHAEOLOGIST 1958-2015

August 5, 2015

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One of my best friends Martin Doody died aged 56 on July 8th this year 2015.  Martin was Chairman of the Irish Kidney Association in 2012. Martin, from Portlaoise. was in receipt of a kidney which made survival possible for an extra 18 years from 1997. By this year he had overcome many severe episodes […]