Achill Island 2016: Week 17 - Keem Bay
With the long warm days of summer long behind us, we have swopped our trowels and buckets for spreadsheets and Paraloid solution.
Achill Island 2016: Week 16 - Keem Bay
It was the Achill Archaeological Field School's last week on site, and it was a full one with the tough job of backfilling!
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Achill Island 2016: Week 15 - Keem Bay
We’re now on our second to last week at Keem Bay, and the end is in sight!
Achill Island 2016: Week 14 - Keem Bay
With most of the rubble and collapse now removed, this week we focused on investigating the structure of the building.
Achill Island 2016: Week 13 - Keem Bay
This week the building at Keem began to make much more sense!
Achill Island 2016: Weeks 10-12 - Keem Bay
During the past few weeks, we have revealed a curious foundation that seems to represent a small heel-shaped building.
Achill Island 2016: Week 9 - Keem Bay
We left Slievemore behind for another year and headed back to Keem Bay this week.
Achill Island 2016: Week 8 - Cromlech Tumulus
The final week on the Cromlech Tumulus for 2016 was hectic, as we completed the recording of the site.
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Achill Island 2016: Week 7 - Cromlech Tumulus
This week included cleaning the southern side of the site, a field trip to Achillbeg, and an illustration course at Dooagh Archaeology Centre.
Achill Island 2016: Week 6 - Cromlech Tumulus
We concentrated on removing rubble from the corbelled hut collapse in the south of the trench and continued clearing the entrance channel in the north.


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