Posts Tagged ‘archaeological’

Eyre Square leather

Eyre Square leather

AUTHOR: Billy Quinn Introduction Forty four worked leather pieces were retrieved from the Market House excavation (for more on the excavation see here) during the course of the Eyre Square Re-enhancement Project between the 3rd and the 18th of November 2004. Most of the fragments were retrieved from a rectangular sondage (approx 8m x 2m) […]

19th Century Burial in Ireland – Part I

19th Century Burial in Ireland - Part I

From last years Journal of Irish Archaeology, we’re posting below part 1, the introduction, of our paper on 19th century burial practices in Ireland. The sections on Manorhamilton and Ballinasloe will follow. Two glimpses of 19th-Century institutional burial practice in Ireland: a report on the excavation of burials from Manorhamilton Workhouse, County Leitrim and St […]