Camlin 3: a cemetery-settlement in north Tipperary

Camlin 3, c. 3 km south of Roscrea town, Co. Tipperary, was located on the east-facing slope of a natural ridge of high ground that runs from the Devil’s Bit mountain range south-west of Camlin to Roscrea in the north (Illus. 1). The location has commanding views to the east and

archaeology | excavation (sites) | dwelling


Three thousand years of human activity at Rahally, Co. Galway

Rahally townland lies immediately south of a byroad near the village of New Inn (An Cnoc Breac) in east County Galway, in the civil parish of Grange and the barony of Kilconnell. The site at Rahally was on a hillside with a northern aspect, in pastureland c. 1.75 km south-east o

archaeology | excavation (sites) | hillfort


Archaeological investigations at Twomileborris, Co.Tipperary

An archaeological complex spanning several millennia of human activity was unearthed in the townlands of Borris and Blackcastle, some 300 m south of the modern village of Twomileborris, Co.Tipperary.The site was situated on the N75 link road midway along the proposed route of th

archaeology | excavation (sites) | watermill


Beside the rath: excavations at Raheenagurren West, Co. Wexford

Raheenagurren, 2 km south-east of the town of Gorey, Co. Wexford, has long been subdivided into two separate townlands.While the exact meaning of the name is not clear, ‘Raheen’ refers to a rath or ringfort.These are typical settlement sites of the early medieval period, broad

archaeology | excavation (sites) | ringforts