Archaeology

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
www.antaisce.org

Archaeology Ireland
www.archaeologyireland.ie

Department of Archaeology, NUI Galway
www.nuigalway.ie/arc

Department of Archaeology, University College Cork
www.ucc.ie/en/DepartmentsCentresandUnits/Archaeology

Department of Archaeology, University College Dublin
www.ucd.ie/archdata

Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht
www.ahg.gov.ie

Discovery Programme
www.discoveryprogramme.ie

Environmental Sciences Association of Ireland
www.esaiweb.org/esai_homepage.php

Heritage Ireland
www.heritageireland.ie/en

Historic Graves
www.historicgraves.ie

International Council of Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS Ireland)
www.icomos.ie/main_content/icomos_ireland

Institute of Archaeologists of Ireland (IAI)
www.iai.ie

Irish Peatland Conservation Council
www.ipcc.ie

Journal of Irish Archaeology
http://journal.iai.ie

Kilkenny Archaeological Society
www.kilkennyarchaeologicalsociety.ie

National Monuments Service
www.archaeology.ie

National Museum of Ireland
www.museum.ie

National Roads Authority
www.nra.ie/Archaeology

Rossnaree Archaeological Project Blog
rossnareedig.wordpress.com

Royal Irish Academy (RIA)
www.ria.ie

Schools of Archaeology & Palaeoecology, Queen’s University Belfast
www.qub.ac.uk


Archaeological Research Resources

British & Irish Archaeological Bibliography
www.biab.ac.uk

Early Medieval Archaeological Project (EMAP)
www.emap.ie

Excavations.ie
www.excavations.ie/Pages/HomePage.php

Historic Graves
www.historicgraves.ie

INSTAR Web Archive
www.heritagecouncil.ie/archaeology/initiatives/instar-web-archive

Irish Shipwrecks Database
www.irishshipwrecks.com

Ordnance Survey of Ireland
www.osi.ie/Home.aspx

Placenames Database of Ireland
www.logainm.ie

Rossnaree Archaeological Project Blog
rossnareedig.wordpress.com

Significant unpublished Irish archaeological excavations 1930-97 website
www.heritagecouncil.ie/archaeology/initiatives/significant-unpublished-irish-archaeological-excavations-1930-97-website

The Discovery Programme
www.discoveryprogramme.ie

WODAN — Archaeological Wood & Charcoal Database
www.wodan.ie


Educational Resources

Archaeology in the Classroom 
www.itsabouttime.ie

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
www.univie.ac.at/aarg/php/cms

Archaeology Data Service
ads.ahds.ac.uk/index.html

Archaeology Departments in the UK
www.britarch.ac.uk/info/univ.html

Council for British Archaeology
www.britarch.ac.uk

English Heritage Archaeology Division
accessibility.english-heritage.org.uk

Environment & Heritage Service: Northern Ireland
www.ni-environment.gov.uk

Historic Scotland
www.historic-scotland.gov.uk

Museum of London Archaeology Service
www.museumoflondonarchaeology.org.uk/English

The Prehistoric Society
www.ucl.ac.uk/prehistoric

The Stone Pages Archeology Links
www.stonepages.com/home.html

UK Archaeology on the Internet
www.britarch.ac.uk/info/uklinks.html


International Archaeology Links

Archaeology in Europe
www.archeurope.com

Cipher Project
cipherweb.open.ac.uk/news/index.pl

Cultural Pathways Project
www.pcl-eu.de/indexen.php

Dendrochronology
www.sonic.net/bristlecone/dendro.html

European Association of Archaeologists
www.e-a-a.org

Heritage Portal
www.heritageportal.eu

Radiocarbon
http://packrat.aml.arizona.edu

Radiocarbon Information Sources
http://packrat.aml.arizona.edu/otherinfo.html

The International Committee for the Conservation of Industrial Archaeology
www.ticcih.org