Carrick, County Wexford
Ireland’s first Anglo-Norman stronghold
Carrick, Co. Wexford, is one of the most enigmatic and misunderstood medieval sites in Ireland. Built in the autumn and winter of 1169 by Robert Fitz Stephen,...
Author/Editor: Denis Shine, Michael Potterton, Stephen Mandal & Catherine McLoughlin, editors
Life and death in medieval Gaelic Ireland
The skeletons from Ballyhanna, Co. Donegal
In 2003, the skeletal remains of some 1,300 individuals – men, women and children – were uncovered from Ballyhanna, near Ballyshannon in Co. Donegal. Radiocarbon dating indicates that...
Author/Editor: Catriona J. McKenzie & Eileen M. Murphy