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PARADISE REGAINED: A history of burial at St. Mary’s Collegiate Church, Youghal, County Cork, Ireland. October 17, 2012

April 14, 2014

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    A presentation  by Catryn Power, at Youghal Celebrates History Conference 2012. The presentation gave an informative insight and understanding of burial customs at the St. Mary’s Collegiate Church graveyard, Youghal. The 10th Annual Conference was held between the 29th -30th September at The Mall Arts Centre, Youghal. The Theme of this year’s Conference […]

DO’S AND DON’TS OF GRAVEYARD AND CEMETERY CONSERVATION, COUNTY CORK, IRELAND

April 8, 2014

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                                                                                                                        DO’S AND DON’TS OF GRAVEYARD AND CEMETERY CONSERVATION   DO Do seek archaeological and ecological advice before work commences and when a plan has been carefully considered.   Clear the site using only hand strimmers or other hand tools.   Leave all hummocks in the ground; they may mark structural […]

ARCHAEOLOGICAL EXCAVATIONS ON RATHLIN ISLAND, COUNTY ANTRIM, NORTHERN IRELAND: THE HUMAN DENTAL REMAINS (some editing due).

November 7, 2012

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By Catryn Power. SOME OBSERVATIONS ON THE PREHISTORIC DENTAL REMAINS FROM RATHLIN, ISLAND, COUNTY ANTRIM, NORTHERN IRELAND. During large scale gravel extraction on Rathlin Island in 1983 human burials dated to the Bronze Age were discovered. Subsequently archaeological excavation in 1983 and 1984 by Dr. Ken Wiggins revealed long cist graves containing skeletal remains. The […]

MEDIEVAL CHURCH and GRAVEYARD, at KILDORRERY COUNTY CORK, IRELAND

April 28, 2012

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Plate I. Medieval carved stone kildorrery medieval rural church and graveyard, Monument Numbers CO1804701 and CO18047022   2010:E4075 A programme of conservation works was undertaken by the craftsmen of the Historic Monument’s Advisory Committee of Cork County Council, at the medieval church of Kildorrery. A church was listed here in the Papal Taxation of 1291, but was […]