Placenames of the Táin Bó Cúailnge – Guest Lecture by Paul Gosling

Placenames of the Táin Bó Cúailnge – A Guest Lecture by Paul Gosling Tuesday 13th of October in AC204, at 7pm (Room AC204  in the main concourse building of NUIG) Paul Gosling lectures full-time on built heritage in the Department of Heritage and Tourism at the Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology. He is a professional archaeologist and a member of the Institute of Archaeologists of Ireland. His research interests are focused on archaeological survey and his published work includes reports and papers on the field monuments of Co. Galway and Clare Island, Co. Mayo, as well as the topography of a number of towns. His research on the toponymic aspects of Táin […]

NUIG ArchSoc Photo Competition 2015-16

Every week we will be adding a new Image of an archaeological site chosen randomly from around the world – This is an ongoing weekly competition where your mission is to correctly Identify the site’s name and location. Near the end of the 2015/16 Academic Year we will announce the Winner – the person who submitted the most correct answers to our competition – and they will receive a fantastic prize! Please Note: This competition is open to All Students of NUIG. Only one submission per competitor each week will be accepted. To enter simply use the online form to submit your answers, good luck! Next Image will be posted […]

Meet & Greet, Wednesday 7th Oct @ 7pm, plus Stargate the movie


Hi all, This is a great opportunity to meet-up with everyone in the NUIG Archaeology Society, Everyone is invited, all members & non-members alike, so if you’re just curious please come along, committee members will be introducing themselves, there will be a questions & answers session, followed by a screening of the 1994 movie Stargate to pay homage to every SciFi nerds favourite Archaeologist, Dr Daniel Jackson. We have an exciting schedule of guest lecturers this year, first up will be Paul Gosling – We will also be running a photo – quiz competition – with an opportunity to win prizes – so stay tuned-in for more information coming very […]

NUIG Archaeology Society

Founded in 1968 the NUIG Archaeology Society has for many years enhanced the university experience of students with a passion for both the prehistoric and the more recent past. With a programme that features guest lectures, workshops, demonstrations, film nights and both national and international trips, the society has something for everybody with an interest in the past and the discipline of archaeology.