Monthly News Archives:April 2016

Iron Age settlement and industry at Platin/Lagavooren 1

15th April 2016

In the first of a series of articles on excavations undertaken in advance of the Drogheda Bypass (Platin to Oldbridge Section) Fintan Walsh briefly discusses an important Iron Age discovery at Platin/Lagavooren 1. This site was directed by Rob Lynch in the winter of 2000/2001   The construction of the Drogheda Bypass in Co. Meath afforded Read more…

6th/7th Century Burials at Britonstown

28th April 2016

Maeve Tobin delves into the excavation of an early medieval cemetery at Britonstown, Co. Wicklow discussed in the recent issue of the Journal of Irish Archaeology.   In March 1980 three lintel burials were discovered in the front garden of a newly constructed bungalow in Britonstown, Co. Wicklow. These burials, and associated features, were subsequently excavated and Read more…