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Students from 4th Class of Buttevant Primary School viewed the site with their teacher Mary Linehan and teaching assistant Cora Nash. Here archaeologists Liza and Dave show them the remains of the cellar (Copyright Rubicon Heritage)

Excavating Medieval Buttevant: Some Archaeological Images

Rubicon Heritage are currently conducting a major medieval excavation in the town of Buttevant, Co. Cork. The dig is being carried out for Priority Construction on behalf of Cork County Council, and is part of a programme of resurfacing works on the town’s Main Street. The archaeology is revealing some key information about the settlement’s […]

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Space and Settlement in Medieval Ireland

Space and Settlement in Medieval Ireland

Hot of the press at Four Courts is the new Space and Settlement in Medieval Ireland, edited by Dr. Vicky McAlister of Southeast Missouri State University and Dr. Terry Barry, Professor of Medieval History at Trinity College, Dublin. The volume is a selection of some of the papers presented at the first three Space and […]

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At the Launch of 'A Journey Along The Carlow Corridor' in Carlow Museum, surrounded by an exhibition of objects uncovered during the excavations. L-R Damian Shiels, Carmelita Troy, Teresa Bolger, Colm Moloney, Angus Stephenson, Jonathan Millar.

Two Days, Two Rubicon Book Launches

Last week was a major one for Rubicon Heritage Services Ltd, as two archaeological monographs showcasing our work with the National Roads Authority were published. The first, Through the Lands of the Auteri and St. Jarlath was launched at Claregalway Castle, Co. Galway. It examines the archaeological findings from our excavations in advance of the […]

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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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Edinburgh Castle, the setting for the Seminar

The Scotland-Ireland Archaeological Seminar

Rubicon was delighted to take part in a fantastic seminar on collaboration between the archaeological sectors of Scotland, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland last week in Edinburgh. Hosted by Historic Scotland and located in Queen Anne’s Room of the spectacular Edinburgh Castle, the event provided a rare opportunity to compare and contrast the […]

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