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The Scottish Crannog Centre

After the visit of the stone circle, we went back to our guesthouse and had a decent night of sleep. The next day, the old lady told us that the… 463 more words


Celtic Housing

The Celts ruled Ireland for many centuries, so there are many examples of houses and settlements that they built just left lying around! Housing for these people can be split into 4 main categories: 1,076 more words

Celtic Ireland

The Crannog centre


The Crannog centre is possibly still one of my favourite places we’ve been fortunate enough to visit. The history is immense! I’ve always been so interested in how people possibily lived their lives. 32 more words

Aspiring Author

Crannóg issue 39 Summer 2015 out now

Am delighted to have a short story in issue 39 of Crannóg.  Launch takes place tonight at the Crane Bar, Galway.  Sadly I am unable to attend and read my story. 21 more words

Glen More and the headless horseman

This was going to be a photo-feature, but then I made the fatal mistake of starting to read about the place!  So instead of just a photo, I have a ghost story to share… 731 more words


Radiocarbon dating two artefacts found in Loch Kinord

Results are in for the radiocarbon dating of two artefacts found in Loch Kinord in the 19th century. The artefacts are a shaft of a bronze spearhead and a fragment of a logboat which when found measured over 9m in length. 442 more words


Fieldwork at the Loch of Leys

On 24 April, myself and Laura McHaride (a fellow PhD student) went out coring at the Loch of Leys. We collected cores through the sediment that made up the bottom of the former loch. 311 more words