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Press Release: Results of Geophysical Survey at Site of Possible Spanish Armada Mass Grave

In July 2015 the San Marcos Project and Rubicon Heritage Services Ltd conducted a geophysical survey at the site of Tuama Na Spainneach, Spanish Point, Co. Clare. The survey, which was financially supported by The Heritage Council, was aimed at identifying possible targets which may represent the buried remains of those lost on the San […]

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English ships engage the Armada, 1588 (Wikipedia)

In Search of Soldiers & Sailors from the Spanish Armada

We recently announced that we are going to be teaming up with the San Marcos Project in Co. Clare to carry out a geophysical survey at the potential site of a massgrave associated with the Spanish Armada. The work has now been confirmed for the 30th and 31st of July, with a community engagement aspect […]

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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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