Tag Archives: Archaeologists Scotland

Rubicon’s Quality Assurance Recognition

Rubicon Heritage Services were recently confirmed as a Registered Organisation by the Institute for Archaeologists, the first Irish based company to be admitted to this quality assurance scheme. Following a rigorous assessment process, the IfA have determined that Rubicon have … Continue reading

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The Hackness Gun Battery in Orkney: Napoleon, Pirates, Sir Walter Scott and Fenians!

Some of the staff at Rubicon have a particular interest in conflict archaeology sites, which often provide us with an intriguing insight into how people and communities lived and dealt with conflict in the past. Here Rubicon Managing Director Colm … Continue reading

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Tudor and Stuart Conference in UCD

Neil Johnston of UCD School of History and Archives has asked us to pass on to our readers news regarding an upcoming Conference in UCD. The call for papers for the Tudor and Stuart Ireland Conference (University College Dublin, 31 … Continue reading

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Recreating the Earliest Image of an Irish City: The Waterford Charter Roll

Rubicon Heritage Services were recently commissioned to examine the magnificent Waterford Charter Roll, housed in the Waterford Museum of Treasures. This faded document contains the earliest depiction of an Irish city, and it was the task of our graphics team … Continue reading

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Book Launch: Cois tSiúire and Rubicon’s Work on the Waterford Bypass

Monday night saw the official launch of Cois tSiúire: 9000 years of human settlement in the Lower Suir Valley, the 8thScheme Monograph to be published by the National Roads Authority (NRA). Rubicon were one of the archaeological contractors on the scheme, … Continue reading

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Story of Ireland Nominated For IFTA Award

The joint BBC/RTE production Story of Ireland presented by Fergal Keane has been nominated for an Irish Film and Television Academy award in the ‘Factual Programme’ Category. The awards ceremony takes place on 11th February. The programme charted the history … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of Caherduggan Castle, 15th April 1644

As the excavation at Caherduggan Castle winds down we are now concentrating on post-excavation works and trying to find out more about the people who occupied the site. With that in mind we have begun to explore the history of … Continue reading

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