Harvesting the Stars: a pagan temple at Lismullin, Co. MeathMAR 07TH, 2013
Lismullin is located in the Gabhra Valley, beneath the Hill of Tara, Co. Meath. It has become the best known of 167 archaeological sites discovered and investigated along the route of the M3 Clonee to North of Kells motorway.
New book on the Fir Tulach KingdomOCT 16TH, 2012
The National Roads Authority and Westmeath County Council are delighted to announce the publication of Settlement and Community in the Fir Tulach Kingdom by Paul Stevens and John Channing. This new book describes three significant excavations on the routes of the M6 and N52 in County Westmeath, which cross through the early medieval territory of the Fir Tulach (or ‘Men of the hills’), nestled in the heart of the Irish midlands.
New scheme monographs launched in Clare MuseumOCT 10TH, 2012
A museum at night is deliciously spooky. The eye is drawn to gold and bronze artefacts in spotlit pools of light and the surroundings feel more like an Aladdin’s cave than a public institution. This was the setting in Ennis, Co. Clare, on Friday 21 September 2012, when John Rattigan, the Curator of Clare Museum, opened its doors for international Culture Night and hosted the launch of two new NRA scheme monographs.
Latest NRA seminar proceedingsSEP 05TH, 2012
Encounters between Peoples, the proceedings of the 2011 NRA National Archaeology Seminar, was launched by Professor Charlotte Damm, Head of the Department of Archaeology, NUI Galway, on Thursday 23 August at the City Wall Space, Wood Quay Venue, Dublin Civic Offices.