Posts Tagged ‘About Moore Group’

OKTOBERFEST

Given that Moore Group has now survived ten years, and we’ve been blogging 4 years, we thought we’d share a ‘best of the blog’. Over the next few weeks we’ll post some of the better (in our mind) posts from the past few years. Our first blog post was in August 2007 and the count […]


Eyre Square Excavations Part I

Eyre Square Excavations Part I

Moore Group was engaged by Galway City Council as the consulting archaeologists for the Eyre Square Re-enhancement Project and from the outset in February 2004 carried out archaeological testing and monitoring of groundworks. A number of excavations were carried out during the scheme. Some post-excavation is ongoing and a final report will be prepared soon. […]


Archaeology Ireland Palaeobotanists Letter

Archaeology Ireland Palaeobotanists Letter

Here’s the letter published in the Winter edition of Archaeology Ireland from the members of the Irish Palaeobotany Discussion Group. You can read the original full article here and view pictures of the experiment here. Billy and Dec will post a response on Monday – Their brains don’t work so well on the weekends, and […]


Intervals and Invaders – Zebra Mussels in the Corrib

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 […]


Oktoberfest 07 report

Oktoberfest 07 report

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 […]


EIS's and SEA's – a brief introduction to the process

Ireland is famous for its green image with a clean, unspoilt and natural environment. It’s a landscape that’s changed significantly over the past decade after a period of unprecedented economic and cultural change. Changing lifestyles, population growth, urbanisation, immigration and phenomena such as European Union membership and the Celtic Tiger, have all impacted on the […]


Gunmoney, Dragoons and Gideon of Dunmore

Gunmoney, Dragoons  and Gideon of Dunmore

Billy has recently completed most of the post excavation work for the excavations in Dunmore, Co. Galway as part of the Dunmore Sewerage Scheme, financed by Galway County Council. The trench at Barrack Street impacted on an unrecorded cemetery associated with the nearby Augustinian Friary. The Friary in Abbeyland South is first mentioned in 1425 […]