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Ag scoilteadh na gcloch! A review of the burnt mounds excavated along the N22 Macroom Bypass!

A review of a group of burnt mounds excavated by Rubicon Heritage in advance of the construction of the N22 Macroom Bypass

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Hobbys and Hobelars at a Medieval Village in Co. Kildare

Rubicon Heritage’s Faunal Specialist Claudia Tommasino Suarez describes work she has been carrying out on a highly significant horse assemblage from Mullamast, Co. Kildare, which may provide evidence for the breeding of the animals that gave rise to the Hobelar cavalry of the medieval period. From the 13th century onwards Ireland made an important contribution […]

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A Day in the Life of Caherduggan Castle, 15th April 1644

As the excavation at Caherduggan Castle winds down we are now concentrating on post-excavation works and trying to find out more about the people who occupied the site. With that in mind we have begun to explore the history of the Castle in the 1640s, when Ireland was engulfed in a conflict known as the […]

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