Holding Out For A Hero
Holding-out-for-a-hero-Neil-Delamere

Holding Out For A Hero

Comedian Neil Delamere's four-part series Holding Out For A Hero produced by Mind The Gap Films is currently being broadcast on RTE2. Episode two, charting the story of Red Hugh…

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Launch of Monograph on Archaeological Investigations on the M6 Motorway
The Quiet Landscape: Archaeological Investigations on the M6

Launch of Monograph on Archaeological Investigations on the M6 Motorway

Last week we attended the launch of the latest National Roads Authority Monograph, entitled The Quiet Landscape: Archaeological Investigations on the M6 Galway to Ballinasloe National Road Scheme. Rubicon were…

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‘A Safe Place for Ships’: Cork, Ireland, Europe and the Sea- UCC Maritime History Conference
Battery No.4, Ardagh, Bere Island

‘A Safe Place for Ships’: Cork, Ireland, Europe and the Sea- UCC Maritime History Conference

It has been an eventful month for Rubicon in terms of speaking engagements, with staff members giving presentations in Scotland, the United States and Ireland. Our latest talk will largely…

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A Lecture on Bridgend Medieval Chapel, Edinburgh at the ELL & BAC Conference
Rubicon's Louise Baker, Edinburgh City Archaeologist John Lawson and Greater Liberton Heritage Project's Dr. Margaret Collingwood at the Conference

A Lecture on Bridgend Medieval Chapel, Edinburgh at the ELL & BAC Conference

Rubicon's Louise Baker caught up with news from recent archaeological projects at the Edinburgh, East Lothian and Borders Archaeological Conference (ELL and BAC) last Saturday. An exciting range of projects…

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A Rubiconer Abroad- Speaking Engagements in Tennessee
Major General Patrick Cleburne, from Co. Cork, who was Killed in Action at the Battle of Franklin (Library of Congress)

A Rubiconer Abroad- Speaking Engagements in Tennessee

Rubicon's Damian Shiels is heading Stateside next week to deliver a keynote address at the 150th anniversary commemorations of the Battle of Franklin, Tennessee. Aside from speaking on the Irish…

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The Scotland-Ireland Archaeological Seminar
Edinburgh Castle, the setting for the Seminar

The Scotland-Ireland Archaeological Seminar

Rubicon was delighted to take part in a fantastic seminar on collaboration between the archaeological sectors of Scotland, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland last week in Edinburgh. Hosted…

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Mapping the Archaeology of Ireland’s War of Independence: A Case Study of Knockraha, Co. Cork
The War of Independence Conflict Landscape of Knockraha, Mapped Using GIS

Mapping the Archaeology of Ireland’s War of Independence: A Case Study of Knockraha, Co. Cork

We were recently commissioned by Knockraha Area Historical & Heritage Society to examine the locality's War of Independence heritage. Primarily we were asked to assess available information as to the…

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Prospecting for Archaeology in the Northern Isles
Preparing the Geophysical Survey in Orkney (Rubicon Heritage)

Prospecting for Archaeology in the Northern Isles

We were recently commissioned to evaluate a proposed housing development near Kirkwall in Orkney. Orkney is one of the richest archaeological landscapes in Britain and therefore there is always high…

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Let There Be Light! (But Check for Archaeology First…)
A Solar Farm (Wikipedia)

Let There Be Light! (But Check for Archaeology First…)

We have just completed an evaluation of our first solar farm in Devon in collaboration with our associates AB Heritage Ltd. These developments are quickly becoming a significant contributor of…

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StoryMap: Visualizing the Story of One Road Scheme’s Archaeology with StoryMap JS
StoryMap JS: An Archaeological Journey Along the Carlow Bypass

StoryMap: Visualizing the Story of One Road Scheme’s Archaeology with StoryMap JS

At Rubicon we are always seeking innovative ways of communicating the results of our excavations to wider audiences. It is our view that this type of outreach is an integral…

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Archaeology & Construction in 2014: Early Warnings of A Potential Recovery?

The archaeological profession in both the UK and Ireland has been severely impacted in recent years by recession. This is unsurprising given how closely the fortunes of commercial archaeology are…

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Rubicon Photo of the Week: Taking in the View
Enjoying the view in South Tipperary (Photo: Enda O'Flaherty)

Rubicon Photo of the Week: Taking in the View

This week's photo was taken on a monitoring job in South Co. Tipperary, where one of our archaeologists took a moment to enjoy the view during the glorious weather that…

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OASIS Workshop at the RCAHMS
Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland

OASIS Workshop at the RCAHMS

As part of our ongoing staff and company training programme and to keep abreast of best practice in the industry, one of Rubicon's Scottish staff attended an OASIS (Online AccesS…

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