Recent research in the Boyne Valley - February 26th 2011
A one-day public seminar presenting
Recent archaeological, historical and natural heritage research in the Boyne Valley.
At the d Hotel, Scotch Hall, Drogheda, Co. Louth.
Saturday 26th February from 9:30am to 5:00pm
For further information contact Stephen Davis
Telephone 01 716 8534
ProgrammeProf. George Eogan - Welcome address.
Loreto Guinan - Meath natural heritage survey.
Jonathan Turner - Recent research at Thomastown Bog, Co. Meath.
Robbie Meehan - The glacial legacy of the Boyne Valley.
Niall Brady - Recent survey in the Boyne estuary.
Joan Mallen - Meath placenames survey.
Jim Galloway - Drogheda and its relations with its Boyne hinterland in the later middle ages.
Will Megarry - In Plane Site - Recent Discoveries from the Brú na Bóinne.
Kevin Barton - Seeing beneath the soil and water in the Boyne Valley; geophysical surveys reveal there’s more than meets the eye.
Geraldine Stout - Monumentality and Inclusion.
Conor Brady - Field walking, archaeological geophysical survey and excavation at the Rossnaree Enclosure.
Richard Warner - Romans in the Bend of the Boyne?: new researches on an unusual earthwork at Newgrange.
Matt Seaver - New research from the Hill of Slane.
Geraldine Stout - Excavations at Bective Abbey.
Discussion and closing comments.
Boyne Valley Private Day ToursPick up and return to your accommodation or cruise ship. Suggested day tour: Newgrange World Heritage site, 10th century High Crosses at Monasterboice, Hill of Tara the seat of the High Kings of Ireland and the Hill of Slane where St. Patrick let a Paschal fire in 433 More ...