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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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February 6, 2020

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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 […]

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 […]

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

June 12, 2017

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

PEOPLE’S BOOK PRIZE FINALIST 2017 for FICTION

May 6, 2017

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PEOPLE’S BOOK PRIZE FINALISTS 2017 for FICTION Finalists for Summer 2016   for    Fiction Catryn Power Short Stories by Catryn Power published by                                                            on Stream Publication ONE OF […]

ONCE UPON A TIME IN BALLINCOLLIG, COUNTY CORK, IRELAND THERE WAS A VISITOR CENTRE AT THE ROYAL GUNPOWDER MILLS IN THE REGIONAL PARK.

March 5, 2017

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THE ROYAL GUNPOWDER MILLS ONCE HAD A VISITOR CENTRE IN BALLINCOLLIG, COUNTY CORK. IT NO LONGER EXISTS. IT WAS CLOSED AND ITS MUSEUM EXHIBITS WERE REMOVED. TO REMEMBER IT AND TO ALL THOSE PEOPLE THAT WORKED THERE AND WHO WERE SO DETERMINED TO MAKE IT SUCCESSFUL HERE ARE SOME MEMORIES. VISIT THE POWDER MILLS TODAY AND […]

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 […]

A BOOK OF SHORT STORIES BY CATRYN POWER 2015

July 25, 2015

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 http://www.peoplesbookprize.com/ THE BOOK HAS COME OUT IN THE TOP 3 FOR THE UK SUMMERTIME READ  (june to august 2016) and will be in the top 12 for the annual final in June/July 2017. I HAVE WRITTEN A BOOK OF SHORT STORIES WHICH INVOLVE HISTORIC MEDICINE, GHOSTS, DETECTIVES, FORENSICS AND SMUGGLERS ETC It is my first […]

THE FEN AT THE CLOISTERS, CARRIGROHANE, BALLINCOLLIG, COUNTY CORK, IRELAND

July 6, 2015

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JUNE 2015    THE FEN AT THE CLOISTERS, CARRIGROHANE, BALLINCOLLIG      THE FEN AT THE CLOISTERS, CARRIGROHANE, BALLINCOLLIG THE PLANT SPECIES WERE IDENTIFIED BY  TED COOKE, GER MORGAN AND TONY O’MAHONY. The fen at The Cloisters covers a sub-circular area of one third of an acre. This rare and valuable habitat outside Cork City, is a […]