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February 6, 2020

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YOUGHAL HARBOUR

August 5, 2020

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CLOCK GATE, YOUGHAL 1984. CATHERINE STREET, YOUGHAL. WORK PLACE OF WATSON’S STAINED GLASS. 1998. CATHERINE STREET, YOUGHAL A VIEW OF THE FERRY POINT, COUNTY WATERFORD ACROSS YOUGHAL HARBOUR AT THE MOUTH OF THE BLACKWATER RIVER. TAKEN FROM GRADDYS’ OFF WINDMILL HILL IN 1984, ON THE COUNTY CORK SIDE OF THE RIVER. THE ASGARD IN YOUGHAL […]

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HISTORIC MOORING BOLLARDS, YOUGHAL, COUNTY CORK, IRELAND

August 4, 2020

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SOME PHOTOS TAKEN IN 1984 OF THREE MARITIME MOORING BOLLARDS, MADE OF METAL. THESE HAD BEEN EMBEDDED INTO THE QUAYSIDE NEAR THE MARKET SQUARE, IN YOUGHAL. THE PHOTOS SHOW HOW LONG THESE OBJECTS WERE. THE WIDTH OF THE BUCKET OF THE JCB IS SIMILAR TO THAT OF THE LENGTH OF THE BOLLARD. THREE QUARTERS OF […]

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PALLIATIVE CARE FOR GUM DISEASE, OR EVIDENCE FOR A TASK ACTIVITY? Irish case studies from prehistoric Killuragh, County Limerick and Fourknocks, County Meath to Medieval Wood Quay, Dublin, and Tintern, County Wexford by Catryn Power.

August 3, 2020

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A small number of interproximal abrasion grooves on the necks of teeth have been recorded by the author from a number of human skeletal remains from four archaeological sites in Ireland. These grooves date from the prehistoric to the historic periods. During the analysis of the human skeletal remains from the cave at Killuragh, County […]

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My Nephew Eric Haacht Artist

July 30, 2020

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My Nephew Eric Haacht artist Eric Haacht, is a self taught portrait painter based in a remote part of the UK. The eighties born artist has been painting for ten years, The first portrait was painted in 2011 and since then has only painted portraits with the goal to explore a concern with the ‘immediacy […]

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THE HEALTH OF A BRONZE AGE AND IRON AGE COMMUNITY IN IRELAND by CATRYN POWER

July 29, 2020

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SUMMARY Human skeletal remains comprising two Bronze Age and eighteen Iron Age individuals from a previously unknown and unenclosed cemetery at Betaghstown, County Meath were examined for the National Museum of Ireland following archaeological excavations by Dr. Eamon Kelly in 1977 and 1979. The two primary burials dating to the Bronze Age were placed in […]

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POULNABRONE, COUNTY CLARE: THE DENTAL HEALTH OF A NEOLITHIC POPULATION. Catryn Power

June 26, 2020

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A STUNNING AERIAL VIEW OF MULLAGHMORE (GREAT SUMMIT) IN THE BURREN, COUNTY CLARE, IRELAND, TAKEN BY MATTHEW KELLY. During my work on the examination of human skeletal remains from archaeological sites in Ireland there were a small number of my reports which never got published in their entirety. Reports on all of the human skeletal […]

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SOME DENTAL MORPHOLOGICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF IRISH ARCHAEOLOGICAL POPULATIONS: an aid to biological affinity and the origins of the Irish?

October 4, 2019

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  SOME DENTAL MORPHOLOGICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF IRISH ARCHAEOLOGICAL POPULATIONS: an aid to biological affinity and the origins of the Irish?   ABSTRACT The aim of this study is to assess the morphology of some aspects of Irish teeth dating from prehistory to late medieval times. Morphological characteristics of the human body such as pigmentation and […]

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THE PREHISTORIC ROCK ART IN COUNTY KERRY, IRELAND? DOES ANYONE CARE? ARCHAEOLOGIST AOIBHEANN LAMBE DOES. WHAT DO OUR PROTECTORS OF HERITAGE SAY? DOES INTERNATIONAL LEGISLATION AFFORD IT PROTECTION?

June 8, 2019

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Posted on June 4, 2019 0 PREHISTORIC ROCK ART IN COUNTY KERRY. RECENT DISCOVERIES IDENTIFIED AND REPORTED BY ARCHAEOLOGIST AOIBHEANN LAMBE Image 1.  Photo of Aoibheann by C. Busher O’Sullivan. Rock Art is the name given to a monument type which dates back to the Neolithic and consists of enigmatic carvings similar to those found […]

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DEADLY COMPANION: LOUSE INFESTATION AT SEVENTEENTH CENTURY EMLAGH, COUNTY KERRY, IRELAND

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The burial of a child was found at Emlagh townland, near Dingle, County Kerry (Shee and O’Kelly, 1966). This child was a bog body, whose hair, skin, and clothes were preserved naturally within a peat bog. The clothing was a distinctly medieval style gown. Clothing design was probably slow to evolve in this part of […]

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