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 […]
From 2009 to 2012 the IAFS provided both students and logistical support to excavations at the site of Bective Abbey, the oldest Cistercian foundation in Co. Meath and the second oldest Cistercian foundation in Ireland.