Monthly Archives: June 2011

Cooking a pig, Bronze Age Style! Part 2: A Photo Essay

Leading on from Cooking a pig, Bronze Age Style Part 1, which set out the theory of cooking a pit using Bronze Age technology, Rubicon’s intrepid MD Colm Moloney undertook Part 2 of the experiment; all that was needed was a … Continue reading

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Digging Through the Downturn

The current issue of Archaeology Ireland carries an article by Christine Baker entitled ‘Digging Through the Downturn’, which offers suggestions and solicits opinions on the future of archaeology in Ireland in the current economic climate. Aside from her own contribution, … Continue reading

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Cooking a pig, Bronze Age style! Part 1

During our excavations on the route of the N9/N10 Carlow Bypass, we came across a Bronze Age settlement in the townland of Tinryland which dated to the middle Bronze Age. This contained the remains of a number of post-built roundhouses … Continue reading

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