We’ve reached the semi-finals of the Online Marketing in Galway Awards… specifically for the Online Marketing Leadership Award and best blog. The finalists will be announced on April 14th and the Winners for each category will be announced at the Awards Show itself on Tuesday 22nd April, 2014.
There we are then – Late adopters of Facebook. You’ll find us here: https://www.facebook.com/mooregroupgalway There’ll be the usual updates, stories, news items and links to our blog posts.
We’ve been nominated (self nominated to be honest, although maybe someone else suggested us too) in the Galway City and County’s First Ever Online Marketing Awards. There are almost 200 nominees, and we’ve been nominated for the Online Marketing Leadership Award, Best Website, Best Blog and the Peoples Choice Award.Feel free (please) to vote for us […]
We’ve made it to the Quarter Finals of for the 2013 Realex Fire Web Awards. We’re in the Best SME/Small Business Website – sponsored by CFOServices – see here: http://webawards.ie/ We’ve been a little busy of late to blog.. so there’s been a long hiatus. The website is also due an overhaul, so there’ll be changes soon. Our […]
It’s Interweb awards season and on Saturday the Blog Awards Ireland Shortlist was announced. Moore Group’s blog has made the shortlist for Best Science / Education Blog! Thanks to whoever nominated us and for continuing to visit and read the blog! The finalist list will be announced at the end of the month.
Experimental Archaeology in Northwest Europe: Principles and Potential Declan, Billy and Nigel will be presenting on Friday in UCD at 2ish as part of a Seminar on Experimental Archaeology. Here’s the outline from UCD: Experimental Archaeology has recently re-emerged as an approach enabling us to think about the past in practical ways, while it also […]
And in other news, Digging the Dirt is serialising a piece in this months Current Archaeology – see here for part 1 and here for part 2…and here for part 3 or for those of you in the UK Check out the latest Current Archaeology, or tune to Digging the Dirt next Friday for the […]
Turtle Bunbury has a great piece in today’s Irish Daily Mail about the beer and our annual ‘Headfest’, featuring a very menacing looking Nigel working over our beer pot. The event was great fun and we hope everyone enjoyed themselves. Thanks very much to everyone who helped, and to anyone I’ve forgotten to list below: […]
The Moore Resource Centre is a project initiated by Moore Archaeological and Environmental Services and Moore Marine Ltd. The aim of the project is to build an open-source, membership based, comprehensive tool and source of relevant information to anyone undertaking a range of activities or projects on the Island or off the shore of Ireland. […]
Things have been a little quiet here lately. We’ve been extremely busy with a range of projects and blogging has been lower on our list of priorities for the past few weeks. We’re also on the cusp of launching our new website, to replace our existing site which is now a little dated. One of […]
UPDATE: NO NEED FOR A PREVIEW OF WHAT YOU ARE LOOKING AT! Here’s a sneak preview of the splash page (draft version) for our new websites (Moore Archaeological & Environmental Services & Moore Marine), currently nearing completion over at Block5 design. We’re quite happy with it so far. I realise that this is not a groundbreaking, […]
We’ve posted a more detailed piece on Cahercommaun following it’s identification by Brian Dolan for your further reading.. As Declan solved When on Google Earth 79 (WhenonGE) at Matts WOGE, after some very significant clues, here’s WhenonGE 80… So once again here are the rules: Q: What is When on Google Earth? A: It’s a […]
The imminent arrival of the Volvo Ocean Race in Galway prompted us to place an ad in one of the local papers – the Galway Independent. Readers can follow the Irish – Chinese entry, Green Dragon (at the time of writing they’re lying in fifth place) at their website here. Here’s our in-house designed advert […]
Via Eachtra (who have gone live with an impressive new website), we found Wordle. As Eachtra state, the words we use can say a great deal about us and we found the results interesting – a lot of earth, stone and fire, with the occasional ‘colour’ and a little ‘bragging’ (with a hint of ‘won’ […]
Moore Group is seeking to employ an Illustrator/AutoCAD and GIS technician, preferably with survey experience. A good knowledge of, and experience with, both AutoCAD and ArcGIS is essential. A degree in archaeology or extensive relevant experience is not essential but would be an advantage. To apply or for more information email firstname.lastname@example.org EDIT: This position […]
An initiative of The Heritage Council of Ireland (and funded by the Heritage Council) the web-based resource ‘www.coastalheritage.ie‘ is a tool and information source for those initiating or taking part in projects in the coastal zone, and who wish to inform themselves on heritage issues in the marine and coastal area. Moore Group, along with […]
Looking around the interweb to see where the beer fulacht theory has been discussed, and found this, the theory being discussed in the hallowed, um, threads (?) of politics.ie And our sincere apologies if we disappointed the person who did a search for ‘men in lederhosen’ recently and came across our Octoberfest post.
Phlllp Hensher (presumably this is meant to be author Phillip Hensher) writes in the Sunday Tribune today about displaying the dead. In a meandering and ill-thought out piece (imho) he criticises the unveiling of Tutankhamun’s body and rails at the ‘recent’ habit of displaying the bodies of ‘unremarkable’ people. By ‘unremarkable’ he seems to mean […]
This is the link to the Irish Times article Conor Pope wrote about The Great Beer Experiment that appeared in August and instigated the huge coverage we received. We just saw Conor last night on a TV ad for a new RTE programme starting on Sunday night – HIGHLY RECOMMENDED (thats the programme name by […]
For those of you who have a deep interest in the Archaeology of Beer, Spirits, Wine and Pleasure in general, here’s the beginning of a big beer bibliography and source list, with a very brief description of the contents. We’ll continue to add to it over time and hopefully someone will find it a useful […]
According to Wiki – Interval = certain subset of an ordered set. There has been a certain subset of an ordered set on the Moore Group blog. It’s been very busy and due to a number of conflicting events we were unable to attend the Great Irish Beer Festival and so can’t comment on it’s […]
Ale, brewing and fulacht fiadh Billy Quinn and Declan Moore of Moore Environmental and Archaeological Consultants in Galway present a bleary eyed experimental reassessment of the nature and function of fulacht fiadh The majority of Irish field monuments are defined by their names – a standing stone is a standing stone and a ringfort is […]
Oktoberfest Munich’s Oktoberfest began in 1810 as a horse race to mark the marriage of the Crown Prince (Ludwig – see footnote) of Bavaria, later King Ludwig I (1786 – 1868) to Princess Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen. The race was soon combined with the state agricultural fair, and food and drink offered. In the late 20th […]