The remains of the Cashel bog body were found by a Bord na Mona worker in August 2011 in Cashel Bog, Co. Laois, south of Portlaoise, and promptly reported to the National Museum of Ireland. The find was investigated by Eamonn Kelly, Keeper of Antiquities. As Bord na Mona Project Archaeologist I was also notified ...
Dr. Charles Mounthas more than twenty years experience of archaeology and cultural heritage assessment. He holds a Ph.D., M.B.A and a professional qualification in EIA and SEA Management. See his profile on Academia.edu, his publication citations on Google scholar, or view his website.
An Archaeologist’s Notebook
The remains of the seventeenth century tower of Clontibret Church, Co. Monaghan (RMP MO014-019001-).
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The Wedge Tomb at Bunnafinglas, Co. Mayo (RMP MA048-067—-) is situated on a south-west facing slope in a clearing in plantation forestry. Wedge Tombs are the most common megalithic tomb type known in Ireland. Most Wedge Tombs have wedge-shaped chambers with forecourts and round or oval cairns. Wedge Tombs came into use during the period c.2540-2300 BC at about the time that copper came into use in Ireland.
The Tower House at Castlemore, Co. Cork. This Tower House and Bawn (RMP CO084:00901-) consists of 2, 4 storey towers that stand at the South-eastern and south-western corners of a stone bawn. The monument, which is also known as Dundrinan, came into possession of McCarthy’s in the fifteenth century and warded by the MacSweeney’s in the sixteenth century.
Remains of a Tower House built on the summit of a Motte at Milltown, Co. Meath (RMP ME015-033).
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