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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


A Sword Reflective of a Trade Network

Note: The first draft of this paper is posted under the title of the artifact, “Viking Sword, Peterson Type Q from Lough Gur” for those interested in seeing how much a paper can change between drafts. 1,310 more words


[Short Story] - Ursula

First published in Crannóg 35, and my first official public reading. I was disgustingly nervous. Wine and good company helped a lot.



The cat is on to me.

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New look, new possibilities.

We have come to a new place in County Galway, near to the town of Gort; Crann-Og Eco Farm is a lovely little place that offers accommodation and space for retreats/workshops.  303 more words


Snorkelling Loch Kinord 26th and 28th February

I have had a chance to get a couple of days of snorkelling in at Loch Kinord. There is more diving fieldwork to come over the next week, but I thought I would share a few photos that have come up. 73 more words