The Quiet Landscape: Archaeological Investigations on the M6

Launch of Monograph on Archaeological Investigations on the M6 Motorway

Last week we attended the launch of the latest National Roads Authority Monograph, entitled The Quiet Landscape: Archaeological Investigations on the M6 Galway to Ballinasloe National Road Scheme. Rubicon were one of the archaeological contractors who excavated sites along the route, and as such we have a number of chapters and contributions in the volume. […]

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Employment Opportunity: Project Manager in Scotland

We currently have a major employment opportunity, as we seek to fill a position of Project Manager with our Rubicon Heritage team based in Scotland. Details on the position and how to apply can be found below: PROJECT MANAGER Based in Edinburgh Salary £26,000- £32,000 dependent on experience Rubicon Heritage Services Ltd is the only […]

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Battery No.4, Ardagh, Bere Island

‘A Safe Place for Ships': Cork, Ireland, Europe and the Sea- UCC Maritime History Conference

It has been an eventful month for Rubicon in terms of speaking engagements, with staff members giving presentations in Scotland, the United States and Ireland. Our latest talk will largely concentrate on the work Rubicon carried out on the Napoleonic-era defences of Bere Island in west Co. Cork, and will form part of a Conference […]

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Rubicon's Louise Baker, Edinburgh City Archaeologist John Lawson and Greater Liberton Heritage Project's Dr. Margaret Collingwood at the Conference

A Lecture on Bridgend Medieval Chapel, Edinburgh at the ELL & BAC Conference

Rubicon’s Louise Baker caught up with news from recent archaeological projects at the Edinburgh, East Lothian and Borders Archaeological Conference (ELL and BAC) last Saturday. An exciting range of projects were presented including community archaeology projects at Eyemouth Fort, Leith Fort, Grenrath (Peebleshire), Tantallon Castle and of course Bridgend, Edinburgh (presented by Louise and Dr […]

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Major General Patrick Cleburne, from Co. Cork, who was Killed in Action at the Battle of Franklin (Library of Congress)

A Rubiconer Abroad- Speaking Engagements in Tennessee

Rubicon’s Damian Shiels is heading Stateside next week to deliver a keynote address at the 150th anniversary commemorations of the Battle of Franklin, Tennessee. Aside from speaking on the Irish role in the American Civil War on 14th November, he is also getting an opportunity to chat about some archaeology, with a talk about Irish […]

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