Archaeology Content

Humans have occupied Ireland for the past 10,000 years, leaving us with a rich legacy of archaeological monuments and landscapes. We work to conserve this unique archaeological heritage.

Resources & Links

This is the Archaeology resources and links section. Here you can find links to external websites for this heritage area of interest.

Irish Archaeology Links

An Taisce

Archaeology Ireland

Department of Archaeology, NUI Galway

Department of Archaeology, University College Cork

Department of Archaeology, University College Dublin

Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht

Discovery Programme

Environmental Sciences Association of Ireland

Heritage Ireland

Historic Graves

International Council of Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS Ireland)

Institute of Archaeologists of Ireland (IAI)

Irish Peatland Conservation Council

Journal of Irish Archaeology

Kilkenny Archaeological Society

National Monuments Service

National Museum of Ireland

National Roads Authority

Rossnaree Archaeological Project Blog

Royal Irish Academy (RIA)

Schools of Archaeology & Palaeoecology, Queen’s University Belfast

Archaeological Research Resources

British & Irish Archaeological Bibliography

Early Medieval Archaeological Project (EMAP)

Historic Graves

INSTAR Web Archive

Irish Shipwrecks Database

Ordnance Survey of Ireland

Placenames Database of Ireland

Rossnaree Archaeological Project Blog

Significant unpublished Irish archaeological excavations 1930-97 website

The Discovery Programme

WODAN — Archaeological Wood & Charcoal Database

Educational Resources

Archaeology in the Classroom

Archaeology in the classroom was developed by Limerick Education Centre, in co-operation with the Department of the Environment, Heritage & Local Government and the Primary Curriculum Support Service. This is comprehensive new resource to support the history element of the SESE Curriculum. This resource pack is designed to use archaeology as a theme in teaching the Social Environmental and Scientific Education (SESE) curriculum in an integrated manner. 

UK Archaeology Links

Aerial Archaeological Research Group

Archaeology Data Service

Archaeology Departments in the UK

Council for British Archaeology

English Heritage Archaeology Division

Environment & Heritage Service: Northern Ireland

Historic Scotland

Museum of London Archaeology Service

The Prehistoric Society

The Stone Pages Archeology Links

UK Archaeology on the Internet

International Archaeology Links

Archaeology in Europe

Cipher Project

Cultural Pathways Project


European Association of Archaeologists

Heritage Portal


Radiocarbon Information Sources

The International Committee for the Conservation of Industrial Archaeology