A survey team from Rubicon Heritage Services recently completed an historic building survey of a fascinating building on the banks of Loch Tay in Scotland. The survey consisted of measured drawings of the external elevations together with rectified photography.
In recent months the number of solar photovoltaic (PV) projects (or solar farms) being put forward for development in Ireland has increased significantly. Assessing the impacts on archaeology has proven to be a significant element of the associated planning process. With no clear instruction from the National Monument Service to the local planning authorities or archaeological consultants on how to approach these sites, developers have been fielding varied requests for further information and planning conditions.
Our Managing Director, Colm Moloney, has taken on the role of Chairman of the Irish Business Network Scotland (IBNS) which will be launched tonight in Edinburgh Castle. The IBNS has three primary objectives:
As part of our continuing commitment to the Continued Professional Development of our teams across the UK and Ireland, Rubicon are pleased to announce that we are rolling out the Archaeological Skills Passport for all our staff. Developed by David Connolly of BAJR, the passport is intended to assist towards professional accreditation, help to identify career gaps, and serve as a means of logging CPD.
New Free eBook: A Guide to the Excavations at Love Lodge Farm, Ffairfach, Carmarthenshire
In a continuation of our policy of making reports and publications freely available, we are delighted to share our recently completed ebook, A guide to the excavations at Love Lodge Farm, Ffairfach, Carmarthenshire, which we undertook in partnership with AB Heritage.
Archaeology 2025 Focus Groups
The Discovery Programme have asked us to spread the word about the Irish Archaeology 2025 Strategy Project, which has a number of focus groups coming up of relevance to archaeological professionals.
September 28th, 2015
Rubicon Heritage Services Ltd are delighted to announce their appointment by Sisk Steconfer Joint Venture Utilities Limited as the archaeological contractors for the Infrastructure Works contract of the Luas Cross City Scheme.
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.
This week’s photo was taken on a monitoring job in South Co. Tipperary, where one of our archaeologists took a moment to enjoy the view during the glorious weather that we have been enjoying over recent days. This archaeology lark certainly has it’s moments!
This week’s photo of the week is hot of the press, having been taken just this afternoon on site in Co. Waterford.
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