Emania – Bulletin of the Navan Research Group

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Emania 1

Emania 1 (1986)

Warner, R.B.: Preliminary schedules of sites and stray finds in the Navan complex, 5-9.
Anon.: Notes and queries: origins of the names Loughnashade, the King's Stables, Haughey's Fort; boundary stone at Creeveroe; the farm owned by 'Rocks'; unrecorded finds/sites in the vicinity of the Navan complex, 9.
Bell, Sydney: On Navan Fort, 10.
Lynn, C.J.: Navan Fort: a draft summary of D.M. Waterman's excavations, 11-19.
Baillie, M.G.L.: The central post from Navan Fort: the first step towards a better understanding of the Early Iron Age, 20-21.
Anon.: Two early modern descriptions of Navan [John Colgan, c. 1592–1658 and John O'Donovan, 1809–1861], 22-23.
Mallory, J.P.: A provisional checklist of Emain Macha in the annals, 24-27.
Ferguson, Sir Samuel: The Twins of Macha, 28.

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Emania 2

Emania 2 (1987)

Hartwell, Barrie: An air photographic survey of the Navan area, 5-11.
Mallory, J.P.: The literary topography of Emain Macha, 12-18.
Stuart, J.: Historical Memoirs of the City of Armagh (1819); Reprint: Two Early Accounts ot the Discovery of the Loughnashade Trumpets, 19-20.
Browne, A. and Steward, James: Two early accounts of the discovery of the Loughnashade trumpets [Browne, A., An Account of some Ancient Trumpets, dug up in a Bog near Armagh, TRIA 8, 1802, 11-12; Steward, James (ed.), Historical Memoirs of the City of Armagh, (1819), 608], 19-20.
Paterson, T.G.F.: The Loughnashade dragon [originally published in: Paterson, T.G.F. (ed.), Country Cracks: Old Tales from the County of Armagh (1939)], 20, 36.
Raftery, Barry: The Loughnashade Horns, 21-24.
Weir, David A.: The earlier limits of Loughnashade, 25-28.
Hamill, Paddy: Notes and queries (Rock Farm, reply), 28.
Bell, Sydney: Notes and queries (thanks for publishing his poem, and a few comments), 28.
Lambkin, B.K.: Patrick, Armagh, and Emain Macha, 29-31.
Mallory, J.P.: Draft proposals for a Navan Heritage Centre, 32-35.
Campbell, Noreen: Comment on the draft proposal, 36.

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Emania 3

Emania 3 (1987)

Focus on the Black Pig's Dyke and Borders

Walsh, Aidan: Excavating the Black Pig's Dyke, 5-11.
Williams, Fionnuala: The Black Pig and linear earthworks, 12-19.
O'Donovan, Patrick: An Cladh Ruadh: a travelling earthwork from Co. Kerry, 20-21.
Lynn, C.J. & McDowell, J.A.: Two unrecorded monuments near Navan, County Armagh?, 22-27.
Tarzia, Wade: No trespassing: border defence in the Táin Bó Cuailnge, 28-33.
Weir, David A.: Palynology and the environmental history of the Navan area: a preliminary study, 34-43.
Campbell, Crawford W.: A proposal for rehabilitation, 44-47.
McGarvey, Feargus: Rehabilitating Navan, 48.

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Emania 4

Emania 4 (1988)

Focus on Haughey's Fort

Mallory, Jim P.: Trial excavations at Haughey's Fort, 5-20.
Hartwell, Barrie: A soil resistivity survey at Haughey's Fort, 21-23.
McCormick, Finbar: Animal bones from Haughey's Fort, 24-27.
Weir, David A. & Conway, Malachy: Haughey's Fort: a preliminary palaeobotanical analysis, 28-31.
Warner, R.B.: Notes and queries: decorated stone found and destroyed at The King's Stables some time before 1910, 31.
Toner, Gregory: Emain Macha in the literature, 32-35.
Warner, R.B.: Loch Cirr/Cúl Chíre, 36.
Baillie, M.G.L.: The dating of the timbers from Navan Fort and the Dorsey, Co. Armagh, 37-40.
Lynn, C.J.: A small excavation of the Dane's Cast, Killyfaddy, Co. Armagh, 41.
Lynn, C.J. & McDowell, J.A.: Muirchú's Armagh, 42-46.

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Emania 5

Emania 5 (1988)

Focus on Rathcroghan

Waddell, John: Rathcroghan in Connacht, 5-18.
Ó hUiginn, Ruairí: Crúachu, Connachta, and the Ulster Cycle, 19-23.
Mallory, Jim P.: A provisional checklist of Crúachain in the Annals, 24-26.
Mallory, J.P. & Baillie, M.G.L.: Tech ndaruch: the fall of the house of oak, 27-33.
Manning, Conleth: A note on sacred trees, 34-35.
Mallory, J.P. & Warner, R.B.: The date of Haughey's Fort, 36-40.
Forbes, Will: Notes: letter to the editor (mention of Emain in marginal note in Chronicum Scottorum, 40.
Mallory, Jim P.: Notes: omissions (addenda to checklist for Emain Macha), 40.
Hughes, A.J. & McDaniel, Eilís: A nineteenth-century translation of the Deirdre story, 41-47.

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Emania 6

Emania 6 (1989)

Focus on the Dorsey

Lynn, C.J.: An interpretation of the Dorsey, 5-10.
Baillie, M.G.L. & Brown, D.M.: Further dates from the Dorsey, 11.
Condit, Tom & Buckley, Victor M.: The 'Doon' of Drumsna: gateways to Connacht, 12-14.
Lynn, C.J.: Linear earthworks in Drummiller, Co. Down, and Goragh, Co. Armagh, 15-16.
Buckley, Victor M.: The Dowagh: an early account of the Dane's Cast, 17.
Lynn, C.J.: A bibliography of northern linear earthworks, 18-21.
Mallory, Jim P.: The career of Conall Cernach, 22-28.
Cahill, Mary: A note on two items of correspondence relating to Navan, 29-30.
Simpson, D.D.A.: Neolithic Navan?, 31-33.
Weir, David A.: A radiocarbon date from the Navan Fort ditch, 34-35.
Mallory, J.P.; McAlister, J.J. & Davison, John: Ditch sediments from Haughey's Fort, 36.
Anderson, R.: Haughey's Fort: analysis of an insect death assemblage, 37-42.
Hamlin, Ann: Notes and Queries: 'lost' sites in the Navan area, 42.
Cochrane, Robert: Notes and Queries: on vesting Navan, 42.
Waddell, John: Notes and Queries: corrections: Rathcroghan, 42.
Hughes, A.J. & McDaniel, Eilís: Bryson's translation of the story of Deirdre (part 2), 43-47.
Lambkin, B.K.: Navan Fort and the coming of 'Cultural Heritage', 48-49.

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Emania 7

Emania 7 (1990)

Focus on Dún Ailinne and ancient Leinster

Ó hUiginn, Ruairí: The literature of the Laigin, 5-9.
Wailes, B.: Dún Ailinne: a summary excavation report, 10-21.
Crabtree, Pam: Subsistence and ritual: the faunal remains from Dún Ailinne, Co. Kildare, Ireland, 22-25.
Johnston, S.A.: The Neolithic and Bronze Age activity at Dún Ailinne, Co. Kildare, 26-31.
Grabowski, Kathryn: The historical overview of Dún Ailinne, 32-36.
O'Brien, Elizabeth: Iron Age burial practices in Leinster: continuity and change, 37-42.
Forbes, Will: The first recorded archaeological find at Emain Macha, 43-45.
Warner, R.B.; Mallory, J.P. & Baillie, M.G.L.: Irish Early Iron Age sites: a provisional map of absolute dated sites, 46-50.
Buckley, Victor M.; Condit, Tom; Haigh, John G.B. & MacGarry, Damian C.: A resistivity survey of the eastern entrance at the 'Doon of Drumsna', 51-53.
Hughes, A.J. & McDaniel, Eilís: Bryson's translation of the story of Deirdre (conclusion), 54-58.

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Emania 8

Emania 8 (1991)

Focus on the Navan Complex

Hartwell, Barrie: Recent air survey results from Navan, 5-9.
Mallory, J.P.: Excavations at Haughey's Fort: 1989-1990, 10-26.
McCormack, Finbar: The animal bones from Haughey's Fort: second report, 27-33.
Hawthorne, Mark: A preliminary analysis of wood remains from Haughey's Fort, 34-38.
Baillie, M.G.L. & Brown, D.M.: A dendro-date from Haughey's Fort?, 39-40.
Lynn, C.J.: A burnt layer beside the King's Stables, 41-42.
Warner, R.B.: The Drumconwell Ogham and its implications, 43-50.
Lynn, C.J.: Knockaulin (Dún Ailinne) and Navan: some architectural comparisons, 51-56.
McCormick, Finbar: Evidence of dairying at Dún Ailinne?, 57-59.
Toner, Gregory: Cormac Conloinges – the hero of the Mound, 60-62.

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Emania 9

Emania 9 (1991)

Focus on the origins of the Irish

Waddell, John: The question of the Celticization of Ireland, 5-16.
Koch, John T.: Ériu, Alba and Letha: when was a language ancestral to Gaelic first spoken in Ireland?, 17-27.
Raftery, Barry: The Celtic Iron Age in Ireland: problems of origin, 28-32.
Cooney, Gabriel & Grogan, Eoin: An archaeological solution to the 'Irish' problem?, 33-43.
Warner, R.B.: Cultural intrusions in the Early Iron Age: some notes, 44-52.
Mallory, J.P.: Two perspectives on the problem of Irish origins, 53-58.
Condit, T.; Gibbons, M. & Timoney, M.: Hillforts in Sligo and Leitrim, 59-62.
Woodman, Peter: A tanged 'Bann' flake from near Navan, 63.
Mallory, J.P.: Further dates from Haughey's Fort, 64-65.
Lanting, J.; Brindley, A.; Buckley, V. & Condit, T.: Preliminary Carbon-14 dates from the Doon of Drumsna, 66.

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Emania 10

Emania 10 (1992)

Focus on the Ulster Cycle

Olmsted, Garrett: The earliest narrative version of the Táin: seventh-century poetic references to Táin bó Cúailnge, 5-17.
Hollo, Kaarina: The feast of Bricriu and the exile of the sons of Dóel Dermait, 18-24.
Robertson, David A.: The Navan forty meter structure: some observations regarding the social context of an Iron Age monument, 25-32.
Lynn, C.J.: The Iron Age mound in Navan Fort: a physical realization of Celtic religious beliefs?, 33-57.
Mallory, J.P.; Simpson, D.D.A & Hartwell, B.N.: Excavations at Ballyrea, Co. Armagh, 58-65.
Bourke, Cormac: The Ballyrea brooch, 66-67.
Hartwell, B.N.: Index to Emania 1–10, 68-76.

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Emania 11

Emania 11 (1993)

Focus on the Dark Ages

Baillie, M.G.L.: Dark Ages and dendrochronology, 5-12.
Warner, R.B.: Tree-rings, catastrophes and culture in Early Ireland: some comments, 13-19.
Weir, David A.: Dark ages and the pollen record, 21-30.
Ó hUiginn, Ruairí: Fergus, Russ and Rudraige: a brief biography of Fergus Mac Róich, 31-40.
Battaglia, Frank: A common background to Lai de Graelent and Noínden Ulad?, 41-48.
Crothers, Norman: Further excavations at Ballyrea townland, Co. Armagh, 49-54.
Musgrave, B.W. & Crothers, J.W.: The Navan Centre project, 55-59.
Lambkin, B.K.: Navan Fort and the arrival of 'Cultural Heritage', 61-64.

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Emania 12

Emania 12 (1994)

Focus on Architecture

Lynn, C.J.: Hostels, heroes and tales: further thoughts on the Navan mound, 5-20.
Warner, R.B.: The 'Ernean House', 21-27.
Mallory, J.P.: The fort of the Ulster Tales, 28-38.
Warner, R.B.: The Navan Complex: a new schedule of sites and finds, 39-44.
Freeman, Philip M.: Visions from the dead in Herodotus, Nicander of Colophon, and the Táin Bó Cúailnge, 45-48.
Sayers, William: Supernatural pseudonyms, 49-60.
Cribbin, G.; McCormick, F.; Robinson, M.E. & Shimwell, D.: A destroyed late Iron Age burial from Kiltullagh, Ballyglass Middle td., Co. Mayo, 61-65.
Warner, R.B.: Emania Varia I A: Summary of the chronology of Navan, 66.
Warner, R.B.: Emania Varia I B: The date of Haughey's Fort refined, 67-69.
Warner, R.B.: Emania Varia I C: More on Conmáel and Óenach Macha, 69-70.
Warner, R.B.: Emania Varia I D: Navan in the eleventh century, 70-72.

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Emania 13

Emania 13 (1995)

Focus on the origins of Early Christian Ireland

Raftery, Barry: Pre- and Protohistoric Ireland: problems of continuity and change, 5-9.
Freeman, Philip M.: Greek and Roman views of Ireland: a checklist, 11-13.
Mytum, Harold: Across the Irish Sea: Romano-British and Irish settlements in Wales, 15-22.
Warner, R.B.: Tuathal Techtmar: a myth or ancient literary evidence for a Roman invasion?, 23-32.
McCormack, Finbar: Cows, ringforts and the origins of Early Christian Ireland, 33-37.
Koch, John T.: The conversion and the transition from Primitive to Old Irish, c. 367 - c. 637, 39-50.
Thomas, Charles: Cellular meanings, monastic beginnings, 51-67.
Baillie, M.G.L.: Patrick, comets and Christianity, 69-78.
Mount, Charles: Excavations at Rathdooney Beg, Co. Sligo, 1994, 79-87.
McCormick, F.; Cribbin, G.; Robinson, M.E.; Shimwell, D.W. & Murphy, E.: A Pagan-Christian transitional burial at Kiltullagh, 89-98.

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Emania 14

Emania 14 (1996)

Focus on Haughey's Fort

Mallory, J. P.; Moore, D. G. & Canning, L. J.: Excavations at Haughey’s Fort 1991 and 1995, 5-20.
Boreland, Dorcas: Late Bronze Age pottery from Haughey’s Fort, 21-28.
Neill, Marie: Haughey’s Fort excavation 1991: analysis of wood remains, 29-46.
Murphy, Eileen & McCormick, Finbar: The faunal remains from the inner ditch of Haughey’s Fort, third report: 1991 excavation, 47-50.
Muhr, Kay: The East Ulster perspective on the Ulster Cycle tales, 51-63.
Sayers, William: Homeric Echoes in Táin Bó Cúiailnge?, 65-73.
Sterckx, Claude: A Celtic Apollo at Navan?, 75-76.
Warner, Richard: Navan and Apollo, 77-81.
Kvamme, Kenneth L.: Proton magnetometry survey at Navan Fort, 83-88.

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Emania 15

Emania 15 (1996)

Focus on Navan

Lynn, Chris: That mound again: the Navan excavations revisited, 5-10.
Larson, Daniel O. & Ambos, Elizabeth: The goals of the Navan project, 11-13.
Ambos, Elizabeth L.; Larson, Daniel O.; Kvamme, Kenneth; Conway, Malachy & Cibbarelli, Shawn: Remote sensing surveys of Navan Fort, 15-32.
Weatherup, Roger: Conor, Cú Chulainn and me, 33-37.
Candon, Anthony: Tealach Óc and Emain Macha c. 1100, 39-46.
Ó Béarra, Feargal: Táin Bó Cuailnge: Recension III, 47-65.
Aitchison, Nicholas B.: Votive deposition in Iron Age Ireland: an Early Medieval account, 67-75.

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Emania 16

Emania 16 (1997)

Focus on Warfare

Sadowska, Ewa: "Horses Led by a Mare" — martial aspects of Táin Bó Cúailnge, 5-48.
Sayers, William: Contracting for combat: flyting and fighting in Táin Bó Cúailnge, 49-62.
Lyle, Emily: Age grades, age classes and alternate succession: a restatement of the basis at the societal level of Indo-European symbolic partition, 63-71.
Jennings, Rachel: A translation of the Tochmarc Treblainne, 73-78.

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Emania 17

Emania 17 (1998)

Focus on Munster

Hellmuth, Petra Sabine: A giant among kings and heroes: some preliminary thoughts on the character Cú Roí mac Dáire in medieval Irish literature, 5-11.
Woodman, P.C.: The Early Iron Age of South Munster: not so different after all, 13-19.
Raftery, Barry: Observations on the Iron Age in Munster, 21-24.
Warner, R.B.: Is there an Iron Age in Munster?, 25-29.
Aitchinson, Nick: Late Bronze Age ritual at Haughey's Fort: the evidence of the deposited cup-and-ring marked stone, 31-39.
McComb, A.M.G.: The carbonized hazel nut shell fragments from feature no. 283 at Haughey's Fort, Co. Armagh, 41-44.
Baillie, M.G.L. & Brown, D.M.: Further evidence confirms the twelfth century BC dendro-date from the inner ditch of Haughey's Fort, 45-46.
Mallory, Jim P. & Ó Donnabháin, Barra: The origins of the population of Ireland: a survey of putative immigrations in Irish prehistory and history, 47-81.
Avery, Michael: When did Irish reach Ireland: a query, 83.
Mallory, J.P.: Mesolithic modems and fantasy sheep: a reply to Michael Avery, 84-85.

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Emania 18

Emania 18 (2000)

Focus on Navan

Lynn, C.J.: Navan Fort Site C excavations, June 1999: interim report, 5-16.
Murphy, Eileen M..: Report on the osteological material from Site C, Navan Fort, Co. Armagh, 17-19.
Mallory, J.P.: Excavations of the Navan Ditch, 21-35.
McCormick, Finbar: The animal bones from the Navan Ditch, 37-38.
Warner, R.B.: Keeping out the Otherworld: the internal ditch at Navan and other Iron Age ‘hengiform’ enclosures, 39-44.
Taylor, John: The ancient Irish in Classical ethnography, 45-48.
Ford, Patrick K.: The Ulaid and the Iliad: some considerations, 49-56.
Allen, N.J.: CúChullain’s women and some Indo-European comparisons, 57-64.
Robinson, M.E.; Coombs, D.; Maude, K. & Shimwell, D.W. (with contributions from P. Bodkin & C. Rye Mattick: Early Christian inhumations on Kiltullagh Hill, Co. Roscommon, 65-73.
Hall, Allan: A puffball from Haughey’s Fort, Co. Armagh, Northern Ireland, or the Armagh ‘Apple’ unmasked, 75-76.
Corlett, Christiaan: Cup-and-rings, and the mapping of Haughey’s Fort: a suggestion, 77-78.

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Emania 19

Emania 19 (2002)

Focus on Navan

Lynn, C.J.: Navan Fort Site C excavations, May 2000: interim report (no 2), 5-18.
Dunlop, W.; Lynn, C. & Pullin, K..: A note on an experimental burning at Navan, Co. Armagh, 19-23.
Gault, Andrew: Applying Bayesian mathematics to the Navan Fort radiocarbon chronology, 25-34.
Warner, R.B.: A newly discovered Iron-Age ‘pendant’ from Navan, 37-42.
Ó hUiginn, Ruairí: Oileamhain Con Cualainn: ‘Cú Chulainn’s Training’, 43-52.
Wiley, Dan M.: Stories about Diarmait mac Cerbaill from the Book of Lismore, 53-59.
Russell, C.: Regionalism within Bronze Age Ireland, 61-73.
Alberro, M.: Celtic heritage in the North-west of the Iberian Peninsula, 75-84.

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Emania 20

Emania 20 (2006)

Focus on Navan

Lynn, C.J.: Some Iron Age figure-of-eight plan structures in Ireland: problems of interpretation with particular reference to the example from Navan, Co. Armagh, 5-19.
Warner, R.B.: The Tamlaght hoard and the Creeveroe axe: two new finds of Late Bronze Age date from near Navan, Co. Armagh, 20-28.
Conway, Malachy: Survey and excavation in the Navan Environs with 'Time Team': Creeveroe, Haughey's Fort and Ballydoo, 29-52.
Johnston, Susan A.: Revisiting the Irish royal sites, 53-59.
Schrijver, Peter: Early Irish Ailenn: an etymology, 60-61.
Plunkett, Gill: Hekla 3, environmental downturns and Irish Late Bronze Age hillfort connections revisited, 62-67.
Ford, P.K.: Ul na n-Ulad: ethnicity and identity in the Ulster Cycle, 68-74.
Sayers, William: Portraits of the Ulster hero Conall Cernach: a case for Waardenburg's syndrome?, 75-80.

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Emania 21

Emania 21 (2013)

Tsvetoukhina, Maria; Mikhailova, Tatyana & Bondarenko, Grigory: The Ulster Cycle in Russia, 5-13.
Leenane, Mary: Cú Chulainn's ríastrad and related contortions, 15-19.
Warner, R.B.: Ptolemy's Insamnion promontory: rehabilitation and identification, 29-52.
Ó Néill, John: Lieutenant-General Alexander Campbell's Loughnashade horn, 31-34.
Warner, R.B.: A lost, Iberian-style, Bronze Age gold neck-ring from near Navan, Co. Armagh, 35-39.
Hunt, C.O.: Fire, rush lights and pine at Navan, 41-46.
Ginn, Victoria: Power to the people: reinterpreting Bronze Age society, 47-58.
Baillie, M. & Brown, D.: A chronological framework for the period from 208 BC to AD 600, 59-71.
Coyle McClung, Lisa: The Late Iron Age lull – not so Late Iron Age after all!, 73-83.

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Emania 22

Emania 22 (2014)

Focus on Haughey's Fort

de Vries, Rank: The Ulster Cycle in the Netherlands, 5-11.
Mallory, J.P. & Baban, G.: Excavations in Haughey's Fort East, 13-32.
McClatchie, Meriel: Food production in the Bronze Age: analysis of plant macro-remains from Haughey's Fort, Co. Armagh, 33-48.
Baban, Gina: Late Bronze Age pottery from the excavations at Haughey's Fort East, 49-58.
Brandherm, Dirk: Late Bronze Age casting debris and other base metal finds from Haughey's Fort, 59-68.
Warner, R.B.: The gold fragments from Haughey's Fort, Co. Armagh: description and XRF analysis, 69-76 (access supplementary material to this article).
Maguire, Rena: The Y-piece: function, production, typology and possible origins, 77-98 (access supplementary material to this article).
Ó Foghlú, Billy: Irish Iron Age horns, and the conical spearbutt of Navan: a mouthpiece investigation, 99-125.
Lynn, Chris: Some Pictish symbols: leatherworking diagrams and razor holders?, 127-135.
Bondarenko, Grigory: A 'Kshatriya Revolution' in the Ulster Cycle?, 137-144.
Gosling, Paul: The route of Táin Bó Cúailnge revisited, 145-167.

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Emania 23

Emania 23 (2016)

Focus on Hillforts and Earthworks

O’Brien, William: Clashanimud and the Bronze Age Hillforts of Munster, 5-30.
Macdonald, Philip: Excavations at Knock Dhu Promontory Fort, Ballyhackett, Co Antrim 2008, 31-49.
Schot, Roseanne; Waddell, John & Fenwick, Joe: Geophysical Survey at Rathcroghan 2010-2012, 51-59.
Warner, R.B.: The Linear Earthwork known as 'the Danes Cast': Early descriptions, general observations and a newly recognised extension at Newtown, Co Armagh, 61-66.
Gibbons, Michael & Gibbons, Myles: The Brú: A Hiberno-Roman Cult Site at Newgrange?, 67-78.
Kerr, Thomas R.: A Comparative Overview of Warfare in Early Medieval Ireland – AD 600-800, 79-93.
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