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Lough Gur excavations

SeГЎn P. Г“ RГ­ordГЎin

Lough Gur excavations

Carraig Aille and the "Spectacles".

by SeГЎn P. Г“ RГ­ordГЎin

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Published by Hodges, Figgis in Dublin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Ireland -- Limerick (County).,
  • Ireland -- Antiquities.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Other titlesCarraig Aille and the "Spectacles"
    SeriesProceedings of the Royal Irish Academy -- v. 52, sec. C, no. 3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 39-111, 17 leaves of plates (some fold.):
    Number of Pages111
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19877838M

    'Lough Gur excavations by Seán P. Ó Ríordáin: further Neolithic and Beaker habitations on Knockadoon' Grogan, E. and Eogan, G. () 'Lough Gur excavations by Seán P. Ó Ríordáin: further Neolithic and Beaker habitations on Knockadoon'. PROCEEDINGS OF THE ROYAL IRISH ACADEMY: SECTION C, Prendergast, F. () 'Grange Stone Circle (B) – New Thoughts on an Old Monument', Lough Gur & District Historical Journal, –(18), 66– This Book Chapter is brought to you for free and open access by the Archaeoastronomy Research at [email protected] Dublin. It has been accepted for inclusion inAuthor: Frank Prendergast.

    Lough Gur offers each school an insight into Ireland's past. Lough Gur is a unique site in that it has visible remains and evidence from every age beginning with Neolithic and including modern times. Home to Ireland's largest stone circle and finest stone forts, Lough Gur is a . Rose M. Cleary; () 'Excavations of an Early Medieval period enclosure at Ballynagallagh, Lough Gur, Co. Limerick'. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, C [Details] ().

      A recent stimulating paper on radiocarbon dating has drawn attention to the variety and richness of Irish Neolithic material-culture and to the great span of years it appears to cover, and thus to the possibility of arranging it in a convincing by: The Grange Stone Circle near Lough Gur, made up of contiguous stones, is the largest surviving stone circle in Ireland. It served as a ceremonial site as .


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Lough Gur excavations by SeГЎn P. Г“ RГ­ordГЎin Download PDF EPUB FB2

The archaeology of Lough Gur is set within the context of archaeological research in Ireland over the past 70 years and where possible a chronology and interpretation of sites is presented.

Excavations began in Lough Gur almost years ago and the great campaigns of investigation by Seán P. Ó Ríordáin from – opened up a. Get this from a library. The archaeology of Lough Gur. [Rose M Cleary] -- Lough Gur is one of the richest landscapes of field monuments in Ireland and the lake and hinterland have been the focus of archaeological research including excavation and survey over the past Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, Vol.

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87, Sect. C, No. 7 Lough Gur ExcavationsAuthor: George Grogan, Eoin & Eogan. The importance of this book is emphasised by Dr Philip O’ Regan, Dean of the Kemmy Business School at the University of Limerick who stated “The Archaeology of Lough Gur by Rose Cleary highlights the importance of this area, not only in terms of the rich heritage that is found here, but also in terms of the untapped potential that exists in Lough Gur.

Lough Gur is one of the richest landscapes of field monuments in Ireland and the lake and hinterland have been the focus of archaeological research including excavation and survey over the past years. Many portable antiquities have been recovered from the lake and the surrounding countryside.

The information gleaned from the results of excavations, surveys and. Lough Gur, Limerick, Ireland. 1, likes 77 talking about this 11, were here. Lough Gur is a lake in County Limerick, Ireland between the towns /5(7).

near the south margin of Lough Gur' (OSL. Borlase places it as being 'in the town-land of Lough Gur, and Parish of Knockainy'. He describes it as a 'Giant's Grave is marked close to the lake, at a distance of about half a mile N. of a Rath marked Carricrealla Fort.

This dolmen lies near the side of Lough Gur, and not far from. The The archaeology of Lough Gur by Rose Cleary,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. By Allied to excavations was a tremendous amount of survey beginning with infollowed on in s, and latterly using modern survey methods including aerial Author: Rose Cleary. A visit to Lough Gur is an absolute must for anyone with an interest in archaeology and history.

You can find more information on Lough Gur from their website. Lough Gur Excavations - s by Michael Quinlan, p20 Laoch Mór ar Lár by Dáithí Ó hÓgáin, p28 Ballygrennan Castle by Ard scoil Mhuire, F.C.J, Bruff, Transition year classp A description of Lough Gur is given in the book "The Farm by Lough Gur" by Mary Carberry.

This autobiographical book describes the life of a young girl, born inwho grew up by Lough Gur. Her father was John O'Brien, a close neighbor of the Hickeys. Tom Hickey, Thomas and Ellen's son was the head man on the O'Brien's farm.

Book Review: Lough Gur Excavations. Neolithic and Bronze Age Houses on Knockadoon Lough Gur Excavations. Neolithic and Bronze Age Houses on Knockadoon. By Ríordáin Sean P. Procs. Royal Irish Academy, vol.

56, sect. C, pp.55 figs., pls. XII-LIII. Each Book Excavation begins by cutting a hole in the cover of a book with a scalpel or x-acto blade. I cut my way through the pages selectively keeping fragments of images and words to create a composition using the content of the book as it emerges.

In this way a sculptural relief emerges as I carve my way though the pages. A thatched replica of a Neolithic dwelling houses the Lough Gur Interpretive Centre, with a display of artefacts including a replica of the famous Lough Gur Shield (original housed in Dublin) dating back to BC.

Many of Ireland's ancient sites can be found in coastal areas. Lough Gur Wedge Tomb (also known as Giant's Grave) is located just 1 km off the road R (Limerick-Kilmallock), near village of Holycross in County Limerick (in Holycross take the left turn onto the road signposted to Lough Gur, just after the pub).After about a 1 km you will see the grave on your right hand side.

This is well preserved, large wedge tomb dating from late. Superb images of our member Lough Gur and their Grange Stone Circle, it is the largest and finest in Ireland. Dating back to 2,BC!!.

#keepdiscovering. Archaeology is the study of past human societies, primarily through the recovery and analysis of the material remains and environmental data which they have left behind, such as artefacts, architecture, biofacts and cultural landscapes.

In Ireland our archaeological timescale begins in the Mesolithic period c. 8, years ago and ends in the post medieval period (c. AD –.

Excavations by John Hunt John Hunt, of Hunt Museum fame, had developed a keen interest in archaeology, participating on different excavations including the famous Lough Gur excavations with Séan P.

Ó Ríordáin, Professor of Archaeology in University College Cork, and in decided to excavate what was thought to be an Anglo Norman : Avondhupress. - summary accounts of archaeological excavations in Ireland. This site—which, as far as we are aware is unique in Europe and possibly the world—contains summary accounts of excavations carried out in Ireland – North and South – from to It has been compiled from the published Excavations Bulletins from the years.

The official Facebook page for Lough Gur Heritage Centre promoting education, tours & events. Phone Lough Gur Development manages Lough Gur Heritage Centre by the lakefront and the nearby Honey Fitz Theatre.

The group operates as a not for profit organisation to promote, protect and preserve the area of Lough Gur for local, national and international Location: Lough Gur Heritage Centre, Bruff, V35 ED. Representatives of Lough Gur Development Association called for substantial investment and support to unlock the unique potential of the historic area on the occasion of the official launch by Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Josepha Madigan of a major new publication, ‘The Archaeology of Lough Gur’ last Thursday.Lough Gur Visitor Centre, in Lough Gur County Limerick, houses a number of exhibitions detailing the fascinating archaeological finds in this area.

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