I learned so much about geology, botany, invertebrates, and Irish culture(!) while there. I went more places in two weeks than I had ever been.
Author Archives: Den Shine
In December 2019 the IAFS led a community excavation in the field surrounding Clone Church, Clone townland in Co. Wexford.
Bournemouth University: Department of Archaeology, Anthropology, and Forensic Science – MSc (2015) Ashely Green undertook a MSc with the Department of Archaeology, Anthropology, and Forensic Science in Bournemouth University in 2015. Ashely’s research aimed to determine whether GPR survey may be used to identify archaeological features buried by rubble. Archaeological and forensic investigations often include […]
Institute of Technology Sligo: Archaeology Department – MSc (2015) Sinead Middleton of the Institute of Technology Sligo carried out a study of medieval glass from a previous field-school, the Blackfriary, as part of her MSc thesis. She used X-ray fluorescence (XRF) and scanning electron microscope (SEM) to undertake multi- and trace-elemental analysis of the glass. […]
Trinity College Dublin: Digital Arts and Humanities and Department of History – PhD (2016) Dara Fleming-Farrell undertook a PhD with the Digital Arts and Humanities and Department of History, Trinity College Dublin. Her dissertation, the Application of Digital Technologies to the Study of Skeletal Trauma will look at alternative methodologies to traditional analysis for the recording of skeletal […]
Bournemouth University: Department of Archaeology, Anthropology, and Forensic Science – PhD (2019) Ashely Green undertook a PhD (due for completion June 2019) with the Department of Archaeology, Anthropology, and Forensic Science in Bournemouth University. Her dissertation included fieldwork – specifically geophysical survey – on several IAFS program sites mainly in the midlands of Ireland in […]
Flinders University: Archaeology Department – MA (2019) Grace Dennis-Toone undertook a study into the internal features of ringwork castles in Co. Wexford.
University College Dublin: School of Archaeology – MA (2019) Madeleine Harris completed her MA in Archaeology
Since 2018 The Irish Heritage School has been a key partnership for Birr Growery, supporting this initiative through community based service learning placements.
In May 2018 the Irish Heritage School and Indiana State University Service Learning Program undertook preparatory works for what will become a native hedge spiral in the Banbh Market.