Tag: War of Independence Archaeology

New Release: Archaeological Map of the 1920 Cloyne RIC Barracks Attack

Our latest map is the third in the series commissioned by Cork County Council, and examines the archaeological landscape of the May 1920 attack on Cloyne RIC Barracks in East Cork. It follows previous maps we have undertaken for this project that explore the 1920 Mallow Military Barracks Raid and the 1921 attack on Rosscarbery…

New Maps of Midleton’s Main Street Ambush & Revolutionary Landscapes

Demonstrating how surviving elements of Ireland’s landscapes of revolution can be identified is the central aim of this project. There has never been a nationwide effort to undertake this work, which is vital if we are to appropriately manage our Revolutionary-era heritage. Following on from projects such as the one undertaken at Knockraha, we began…

Resources: A Brief Guide to Researching the Archaeology of Ireland’s Threatened Landscapes of Revolution

For many years I have worked to highlight both our lack of knowledge and the lack of protection for archaeological landscapes that date to our recent past, particularly those from the Revolutionary Period and First World War. Unfortunately, as yet no major initiatives have been undertaken in the Republic of Ireland to address these major…