Image for week No.10 of photo-quiz competition posted!

The Image for week number 10 of our Photo Quiz is now posted. Simply identify the site correctly and submit your answer here to win a prize. Enter competition here. Thanks to all who entered last semester. The answer to the last quiz was “Bran Castle, near Braşov in Romania”. Congratulations to all who identified the site – Remember this is an ongoing weekly quiz and it’s never too late to enter, even if you miss a week or two you’ll still be in with a chance of winning. Every week we will be adding a new Image of an archaeological site chosen randomly from around the world – This […]

ArchSoc Photo-Quiz Competition: Image for this week posted!

The Image for week number 9 of our Photo Quiz is now posted. Simply identify the site correctly and submit your answer here to win a prize. Enter competition here. Thanks to all who entered last semester. The answer to the last quiz was “Royal coat of Arms, located behind the quadrangle at NUIG” Congratulations to all who identified the site – Remember this is an ongoing weekly quiz and it’s never too late to enter, even if you miss a week or two you’ll still be in with a chance of winning. Every week we will be adding a new Image of an archaeological site chosen randomly from around […]

ArchSoc Photo-Quiz Competition: First Image of 2016 posted!

The Image for week number 8 of our Photo Quiz is now posted. Simply identify the site correctly and submit your answer here to win a prize. Enter competition here. Thanks to all who entered last semester. The answer to the last quiz was “Temple of the Crossed Hands, Kotosh. Peru” . Congratulations to all who identified the site – Remember this is an ongoing weekly quiz and it’s never too late to enter, even if you miss a week or two you’ll still be in with a chance of winning. Every week we will be adding a new Image of an archaeological site chosen randomly from around the world […]

Arch Soc Presents Dr Niall Brady ‘Excavations at Ballintober Castle, Co. Roscommon, and the Castles in Communities field school project’.

Tuesday, January 19 at 7 PM Niall is former project director with the Discovery Programme, where he led the Medieval Rural Settlement Project, 2002-10, and where he directed research excavations at Tulsk Fort, Co. Roscommon. He has now returned to Roscommon to conduct further research into the medieval period, and collaborates with American colleagues as part of the Castles in Communities archaeological and anthropological fieldschool project. In this talk, Niall will present some of the findings from their successful 2015 season, where work has begun on excavating among the substantial ruins of Ballintober Castle, built by Richard de Burgh, Earl of Ulster in the early 1300s. Followed by refreshments at […]