Achill Island 2016: Week 5
We began working on the southern half of Quadrant 5 this week, revealing a massive spread of rubble to clean and record.
Achill Island 2016: Week 6
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.
Achill Island 2016: Week 4
The team concentrated on completing the first phase of work in the north of Quadrant 5 this week.
Achill Island 2016: Week 3
This week we began work in Quadrant 5, a new excavation area at the eastern side of the Cromlech Tumulus site.
Achill Island 2016: Week 2
We spent our time this week expanding the trench over the Danish Ditch pre-bog field wall to examine a possible terrace and burnt stone feature.
Achill Island 2016: Week 1
The season at the Cromlech Tumulus has begun! We'll be joined by students from the USA, Australia, Britain, Ireland, India, the Netherlands and Spain.
Looking Ahead to 2016: The Keem Bay Settlement
We will be returning to Achill Island's Keem Bay during the 2016 season to excavate two of the smaller buildings surrounding House K3.
Looking Ahead to 2016: The Cromlech Tumulus
With work at the western part of the Cromlech Tumulus completed in 2015, it will be time to turn to the eastern part of the site for Achill Field School 2016.
Achill Island 2015: Survey at Dugort
Achill Archaeological Field School students survey the probably site of a Late Neolithic or Bronze Age fish trap.
Achill Island 2015: Weeks 14 & 15 - Keem Bay
The short courses we run for a wide variety of students the last two weeks of each Achill Island season prove to be a lot of fun!


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