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Stories of Ireland's Past NRA Seminar Poster

National Roads Authority Archaeology Seminar

A number of Rubicon staff attended the Nationals Road Authority’s Heritage Week Archaeology Seminar in Dublin’s Woodquay Venue last week. This year was a particularly notable, as a number of academic experts in different periods were asked to assess the contribution of Irish road scheme archaeology to their respective fields. It was quite clear that […]

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Tales of Irish Castles (Sideline Productions)

Tales of Irish Castles TV Series

Last year Rubicon were approached to participate in an upcoming television series, Tales of Irish Castles, hosted by actor Simon Delaney. The series is due to start this coming Sunday 22nd June, broadcasting on TV3 at 6.15pm. We contributed to Episode 4 where Rubicon’s Damian Shiels discusses analysis we carried out on archaeological objects recovered […]

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Rubicon's Damian Shiels discussing the 1504 Battle of Knockdoe at the Aughrim Military History Summer School

Aughrim Military History Summer School

Rubicon had the opportunity at the weekend to participate in the Aughrim Military History Summer School, based at the famous 1691 battlefield in Co. Galway. There were an excellent series of talks by a number of leading 17th century academics combined with extremely impressive Living History displays by Claíomh who portrayed an Irish Gallowglass and early 16th […]

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