Monthly News Archives:June 2015

A Tale of Two Troughs

12th June 2015

Tim Coughlan discusses an Early Bronze Age burnt mound in Roscommon which displayed interesting evidence for phasing and woodworking.   Advance testing along the route of the N61 Ratallen Road Realignment Scheme in Co. Roscommon identified a burnt mound at Ratallen 1 (Licence Ref.: 12E264) which was subsequently excavated over the course of a sunny Read more…

Waste not, want not.

26th June 2015

David McIlreavy discusses recent evidence for a previously unrecorded crown glass manufactory in 18th century Rathgar In January 2015 archaeological monitoring undertaken at Orwell Park, Rathgar in Dublin 2 revealed evidence for a previously unrecorded small-scale 18th century crown glass manufactory. The greenfield site at Orwell Park, measuring c. 30 x 20m, had remained undeveloped despite the relatively Read more…