Discovering Medieval Ferns, Co. Wexford
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
Government, war and society in medieval Ireland
Essays by Edmund Curtis, A.J. Otway-Ruthven and James Lydon
In the late twelfth century, Ireland was absorbed into the dominions of the kings of England. This transformed the social and political life of the island, with...
Author/Editor: Peter Crooks, editor
Dublin in the medieval world
Studies in honour of Howard B. Clarke
This volume celebrates medieval Dublin. Among the many subjects and topics covered are the intellectual climate of Dublin in the 1970s, the exciting theme of cross cultural processes...
Author/Editor: John Bradley, Anngret Simms & Alan J. Fletcher, editors