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Lessons in the field

20th February 2015

Christina O’ Regan ponders the benefits of practical site visits when teaching archaeology   Communicating archaeology to the general public is perhaps the single most important aspect of our careers as archaeologists, and community projects are central to this goal. In 2012, while working on the Ulster Scots Archaeological Project with our colleagues in URS and Read more…

In loving memory,…a forgotten chantry chapel at Straboe

13th February 2015

David McIlreavy discusses the rise and decline of the chantry chapel at Straboe Church, Co. Laois.   Recently while out monitoring a pipeline scheme near Straboe in County Laois I took shelter from a heavy shower in the ruins of a church (LA013-005). Several architectural fragments from the 16th century arch had been arranged on the Read more…

A Deviant Burial at Shanraheen, Co. Kildare

6th February 2015

Maeve Tobin highlights an isolated late medieval burial recently excavated in Co. Kildare.   In 2012 monitoring of topsoil stripping along the River Barrow Abstraction Scheme (Contract 2): Srowland to Ardscull Rising Mains revealed numerous isolated features in the townlands of Ardscull, Salisbury, Shanraheen, Ardmore and Willsgrove, Co. Kildare.  The most intriguing of these sites Read more…

Bring us in Good Ale

30th January 2015

Steeped in the aromas of a Kilcoole Brewery, Paul Duffy speculates about Medieval Malting and Brewing.   The new IAC premises, as well as offering a commodious office space and views of the foothills of the Wicklow Mountains, happens to stand shoulder to shoulder with artisan craft brewery OBrother. The smell of malting barley and Read more…

Michael Hand Joins IAC Board of Directors

23rd January 2015

  We are delighted to announce the appointment of Michael Hand to the IAC Board of Directors. Michael is one of the country’s most respected Chartered Engineers and Chartered Water & Environmental Managers with over 35 years’ experience working Irish industry. Michael acted as Director, Managing Director and Executive Chairman of PH McCarthy Consulting Engineers Read more…

IAC Launch New Website

19th January 2015

The move to our new office is accompanied by the launch of our new website which, we hope displays the quality, reliability and expertise of our team of professionals. The website explains in full who we are, what we do and  includes a large number of our case studies.  These case studies demonstrate the range of Read more…

New Year, New Office, New Opportunities

5th January 2015

IAC are pleased to announce that we have relocated our Head Office to a larger purpose-built premises in Kilcoole, just south of our former base in Bray. The move allows us to continue expanding and marks our confidence in our growth and development as a company. Our new facility allows us to consolidate our Consultancy, Read more…

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