We are back in action! Our next event will take place online on Thursday 19th August 2021 from 7pm to 8.30pm (Dublin time; UTC/GMT +1). See our Events page for further information.
Feeding the Ancestors: the importance of corn-drying kilns in preserving the medieval harvest.How did our ancestors preserve and prepare crops for storage? Archaeologists Susan Lyons and Orla-Peach Power demonstrate Ireland’s only functioning corn-drying kiln using … Continue reading Heritage Week 2016 Event!
A report on our spring conference was recently published in the newsletter of the Association of Environmental Archaeology. We are delighted that news of our work is reaching such a big audience!
A major archaeobotany conference will take place soon in Paris. The 17th meeting of the International Workgroup for Palaeoethnobotany starts on 4th July, and it will see hundreds of archaeobotanists coming together for one week to discuss … Continue reading Major Archaeobotany Conference
In environmental archaeology, lots of our work is indoors in laboratories or libraries, but we do sometimes get outside! It is a lovely, sunny day in Ireland today, and many of us are hankering to … Continue reading Investigating Past Environments Through Experimental Archaeology
The editors of the Royal Irish Academy Journal: Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, Section C Archaeology, Celtic Studies, History, Linguistics and Literature have commissioned the publication of their special edition of ‘Food and Drink in Ireland’, … Continue reading ‘Food and Drink in Ireland’: New Publication By The Royal Irish Academy
The EAI conference is over, and we have spent the last few weeks drawing up a list of the big ideas and issues that emerged from our discussions. In the next few weeks, members of the EAI … Continue reading Environmental Archaeology in Ireland: What Next?
Thanks to everyone who attended our conference last week — you really helped to make it a great success. Particular thanks go to our speakers on the day, Ellen O’Carroll, Isabella Mulhall, Gill Plunkett, Orla-Peach … Continue reading EAI Conference: A Big Thank You To All Participants
We are busy organising our conference, Looking back, moving forward: 70 years of Environmental Archaeology in Ireland, which will be held at the fantastic lecture theatre in the National Botanic Gardens Dublin on Friday 19th February 2016. The … Continue reading Environmental Archaeology Conference: Only 3 Weeks To Go
It’s almost the end of 2015, which means that our big conference is happening in a few weeks’ time! We recently issued a call for posters for our upcoming conference, Looking back, moving forward: 70 years … Continue reading Environmental Archaeology Conference: Call for Posters