Patricia Long Hourihan / Director

Patricia Long Hourihan

BA (Hons), MA, MIAI

Patricia has over 10 years’ experience in the archaeological services sector and has been with Rubicon Heritage Services (formerly Headland Archaeology Ireland) since 2003. She is currently responsible for archaeological operations within the company, overseeing all aspects of Rubicon’s archaeological services from fieldwork through to post excavation.

Having directed excavations on a large number of sites across Ireland, she has also acted as Senior Archaeologist on a number of multi-million euro infrastructural developments, working closely with clients such as the National Roads Authority, the Railway Procurement Agency and Hess LNG Ltd. She has also managed a number of major Environmental Impact Assessments. In addition to her managerial experience Patricia has reported on a wide range of important sites, and has published and lectured widely on the results of these excavations.