Welcome to the Institute of Archaeologists of Ireland (IAI)

The IAI is the representative all-island organisation for professional archaeologists working in Ireland and Northern Ireland.

 

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Why Join The IAI?

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Welcome To The IAI

The IAI is the representative all-island organisation for professional archaeologists working in Ireland and Northern Ireland.

The aim of the IAI, through the representation of our members, is to advance and strengthen the profession of archaeology in Ireland. Our vision is that we will have a vibrant and sustainable archaeological profession that actively contributes to the protection of our archaeological resource, which in turn contributes to the social and economic wellbeing of the entire community. To achieve our aim and vision, we are committed to a range of long term measures, including:

  • The implementation of our 3-Year Plan 2015-2018
  • Promotion and development of the IAI Codes of Professional Conduct
  • Facilitating the Continuous Professional Development of our members
  • Active engagement with all the stakeholders involved in the management and protection of our archaeological resource
  • Increasing public awareness and understanding of our archaeological heritage

I hope that you enjoy our website and that you find the information contained here useful and informative.

~ IAI Chair

Latest IAI News

Public Register of Members

Members are advised to take action, as outlined in correspondence circulated by direct email, as part of the compilation of the forthcoming Public Register of Members. The deadline for completion of actions is 31st August 2020. read more

IAI Heritage Week 2020 video

In celebration of Heritage Week 2020 – the Board of IAI has produced a video showing their roles within the Institute and the varied roles and responsibilities in their working lives as professional archaeologists within Ireland. This video is aimed at communicating the work of the archaeologist to the public.... read more

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