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Rubicon at 5: Caught in a Trap-Why Deer needed Suspicious Minds in Early Medieval Ireland

We had our name change five years ago this month, when we became Rubicon Heritage Services Ltd. To celebrate that we are looking back at some of our past posts that have proved among the most popular over recent years. First up, the Prumplestown Lower Deer Trap! Ok. This is an archaeology blog, not a […]

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'Above and Below: The Archaeology of Road and Light Rail' edited by Michael Stanley, Transport Infrastructure Ireland

Hot off the Press: Above and Below!

Rubicon Heritage is delighted to have work included in the new Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) archaeological publication ‘Above and Below: The Archaeology of Roads and Light Rail’, which is available to buy from all good stockists and via the Wordwell website. Rubicon Company Director Trish Long, Rubicon Project Archaeologist John O’Connor and noted medieval archaeologist […]

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The new Rubicon Heritage Cardiff Office!

New Rubicon permanent Cardiff Office open!

Our Cardiff team are delighted to have moved into new permanent premises this month at Ringside Business Park in Cardiff. The new facilities incorporate a shared office with a large general workshop area and on-site storage which will allow the team to carry out most of their post-excavation processing and analyses on the premises. The […]

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The Blog Awards Ireland 2016

Rubicon Heritage Blog shortlisted for Blog Awards Ireland!

Rubicon Heritage is thrilled to announce we have been shortlisted in the Blog Awards Ireland for the first time! We have been nominated in two categories: Corporate Arts and Culture, and Corporate Current Affairs/Political. 20% of the decision is based on a public vote and we would love to ask you all a favour – […]

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A Solar Farm (Wikipedia)

Solar Farm developments and archaeology in Ireland

In recent months the number of solar photovoltaic (PV) projects (or solar farms) being put forward for development in Ireland has increased significantly. Assessing the impacts on archaeology has proven to be a significant element of the associated planning process. With no clear instruction from the National Monument Service to the local planning authorities or […]

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