Category Archives: Conflict Archaeology

Fulachts and Flintlocks: A Pistol from Whitestown, Co. Waterford

Although by its very nature archaeology is about discovery, it is fair to say that on many excavations archaeologists know what they can expect to find. Take for example Irish burnt mounds, often called ‘Fulachta Fiadh’. These are the most … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Forgotten Great War Archaeology

In the second of our Remembrance Day posts, we explore the archaeological reminders of World War One that can still be seen around the Irish landscape today. The sites associated with 20th century conflict in Ireland are a forgotten archaeology, … Continue reading

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Grandad, What did you do in The Great War?

Tomorrow is November 11th, Remembrance Day. It is now 92 years since the guns fell silent on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, 1918, bringing to an end the unimaginable slaughter of World War One. … Continue reading

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