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We’re all unhacked now… Apologies to regular readers for the long hiatus.


For the day that’s in it..

Posted on March 16, 2012 For the day that’s in it….


HAcked!!!

UPDATE MAY: ALL SAFE NOW…… Posted on January 18, 2012 Thanks for visiting Moore Group. Unfortunately our website has been the victim of an evil redirection malware hack, but don’t worry, this temporary page is perfectly safe. We’ll be back up and running after we expunge the nastiness. UPDATE 1st March 2012: Nearly there, site […]


Nollaig shona agus athbhliann faoi mhaise daoibh

Moore Group and Moore Marine would like to wish all our readers, clients and friends a very Happy Christmas and a successful 2012. And in our now annual tradition here’s Chris’ Little Drummer Boy film for your Christmas viewing. And here’s another Christmas film from the BLTP family: And for more BLTP Productions see this link – http://living4pleasurealone.blogspot.com/search/label/Bltp%20films Our office will be […]


IGNITE DUBLIN 8

All the beer news: We’re delighted to note that Billy and Declan feature in the latest issue of Archaeology Magazine in a piece by Erin Mullally about Fulacht Fiadh and the mystery of their purpose – needless to say, we espouse our beer theory.. Follow the link below… Letter from Ireland: Mystery of the Fulacht […]


PUBLIC LECTURE

VIA IAI *”Archaeology and Aesthetics: the presence of Late Neolithic art”* *Dr Andy Jones, University of Southampton* Mon 29th Nov, 5.30pm, Newman House, 85-86 St Stephen’s Green Part of a new seminar series /’Object matters: interdisciplinary perspectives on material culture/’ convened by Lisa Godson (NCAD/GradCAM) and Joanna Brück (UCD). All welcome!Attendance free but places limited so please book […]


INBOX

This just in from The Cork Branch of the Irish Wildlife Trust… ‘There’s an upcoming Seminar in the Vision Centre in Cork City on Saturday November 12th. We hope that you will come along to find out more about your local area, the wildlife, the habitats and what is on your doorstep. The Seminar will begin at […]


HERITAGE COUNCIL GRANTS 2012

The Heritage Council is currently inviting applications for funding under the following schemes for 2012: Heritage Research provides assistance for data collection and research relating to Ireland’s heritage Heritage Management supports projects that apply good heritage practice to the management of places, collections or objects (including buildings) Heritage Education, Community and Outreach supports initiatives linking […]


NOT THE COMMUNITY GAMES

We seldom get nominated for awards or prizes (I was disqualified from the community games art competition in 1978 because they claimed I had traced my entry, I didn’t – Dec), our field being rather small and specialised, so we are suitably delighted to place in the final shortlist in the SME/Small Business Website category […]


EXPERIMENTAL ARCHAEOLOGY SEMINAR UCD

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 […]


THE DAY OF ARCHAEOLOGY

Today is the first ‘Day of Archaeology’ (www.dayofarchaeology.com), an online archaeology and social media experiment that coincides with the Council for British Archaeology’s Festival of Archaeology.  The idea for this project  came from a conversation between two PhD students, Matthew Law (Cardiff University) and Lorna Richardson (University College London), and emulates a successful project called ‘A […]


10 YEARS OLD (Our first advert)

10 YEARS OLD (Our first advert)

We’ve just realised that Moore Group is now 10 years in business. So, to mark ten years, we’ll have a series of events over the coming months (small ones – can’t afford much in the way of big events, so no fireworks or suchlike). We’ll also indulge in a little retrospective here on the blog. […]


‘THEN DIG’ THEN…

Then Dig is an archaeological group blog conceived after a popular blog carnival leading up to the Blogging Archaeology session at the 76th meeting of the Society for American Archaeology and is the brainchild of Colleen Morgan and Alun Salt, with the goal of bringing the best of archaeological blogging together in one place. It’s […]


PAST ORDERS AT DIGGING THE DIRT

PAST ORDERS AT DIGGING THE DIRT

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 […]


BIODIVERSITY DAY AT RINVILLE

The blog lately has become a series of announcements and press releases from other agencies and organisations. This is mostly because, despite everything that’s going on in the country, we’re still very busy. Of course, there’s fewer of us, and a bigger workload, but that’s a good complaint, I suppose. We’ll get back to blogging […]


NEW VERSION OF EUROPEAN ATLAS OF THE SEAS

Via the Marine Institute: A new and improved version of the European Atlas of the Seas is now available on the website of DG Maritime Affairs and Fisheries: http://ec.europa.eu/maritimeatlas It includes 24 new maps ETC… New maps include: Natura 2000 protected maritime sites Pollution response vessels Coastal GDP The atlas is an easy way for students, […]


HABITAT MAPPING GUIDELINES (HC)

From the Heritage Council: ‘The final version of the Heritage Council’s  Best Practice Guidance for Habitat Survey and Mapping is now available on our website at www.heritagecouncil.ie This publication presents current best practice guidance for survey and mapping of habitats in the Republic of Ireland, and is aimed primarily at those who conduct or commission habitat surveys. Its […]


THE DAY OF ARCHAEOLOGY

Via WAC: The Day of Archaeology 2011 is an online project that will allow archaeologists, professional and volunteers, working all over the world to document what they do on one day, July 29th 2011. Archaeologists taking part in the project will document their day through photographs, videos and written blog posts. These will then be collected […]


WOLVES IN IRELAND

And on an unrelated note, this just in from the ESAI – The Fourteenth Meeting of the Irish Environmental History Network will feature a talk by Dr. Kieran Hickey of the Department of Geography, National University of Ireland, Galway. The is entitled “Wolves in Ireland: A Natural and Cultural History”, and a short abstract may be found […]


THE ARCHAEOLOGICAL PROFESSION IN IRELAND

A workshop on the future of the archaeological profession in Ireland was held in Kilkenny on 8th March, 2011. The aim was to discuss the crisis facing the profession and come up with solutions. The current best estimate by the Institute of Archaeologists of Ireland (IAI) of numbers working in the profession is 350 from […]


IAI STATEMENT

Statement from the Board of the Institute of Archaeologists of Ireland, 18th February 2011. European Union pursues legal action while state reduces numbers of archaeologists engaged in regulation. The Institute of Archaeologists of Ireland (IAI) notes with concern that the EU Commission has initiated a second legal action against the Government over its failure to […]


VIKING SYMPOSIUM

Via the Dublin City Archaeologist… The Midlands Viking Symposium will take place in Dublin this year! Viking Age Ireland has become one of the most fertile and interesting areas of research in Viking Studies in the past decades. The newly discovered site at Annagassan (Co. Louth), as well as recent excavations, such as Woodstown (Co. […]


BIOBLITZ

This just in from http://www.biodiversityireland.ie/ ‘BioBlitz is a scientific race against time. The aim of this fun event is to find as many species as possible within a park over a 24 hour period. During last year’s event, the champions, Connemara National Park recorded a massive 542 species over a 24 hour period. Again this […]


The Antikythera Mechanism

Via the IAI: ‘Astronomy Ireland are holding their monthly lecture on the 13th of September on the subject of the Antikythera Mechanism in Trinity College, Dublin. We are flying in Prof. Michael Edmunds from the UK who is one of the leading researchers on this ancient super-computer to talk to us. The Two Thousand Year […]