Upcoming Events

Date for your Diary – IAI Spring Conference and AGM 2017

IAI Spring Conference and AGM 2017 will take place in the Louis Fitzgerald Hotel, Dublin on Friday 31st March/Saturday 1st April 2017. The conference shall consist of a series of themed sessions including, but not limited to, prehistoric, environmental, community and  historic. Full details will be available on this website in January... read more

TII announce a series of events that mark Heritage Week 2016

To mark Heritage Week 2016, Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) are holding a series of events around the country, in addition to this year’s annual Heritage Week seminar in Dublin, Road, Rail and Rebellion which again will be held in the Wood Quay Venue on the Thursday of Heritage week. Times, venues and booking details for each event are listed below. Sunday – August 21st Wexford – Irish National Heritage Park, Ferrycarrig Feeding the Ancestors: the importance of corn-drying kilns in preserving the medieval harvest How did our ancestors preserve and prepare crops for storage? Archaeologists Susan Lyons and Orla Power demonstrate Ireland’s only functioning corn-drying kiln using authentic fuels and cereals. Time: 14.30 to 16.00 Organised in association with the Irish National Heritage Park. Booking is advised. Please contact info@inhp.com; telephone: 053 9120733; or Bernice.Kelly@tii.ie Monday – August 22nd Roscommon – Rathcroghan Visitor Centre, Tulsk Beyond Rathcroghan: archaeological geophysical surveys along the N5 Ballaghaderreen–Scramoge Archaeological geophysical surveys carried out along the N5 Ballaghaderreen–Scramoge Road Development have revealed some new and exciting archaeological sites. Dr James Bonsall will present his findings. Time: 19:00 to 20:00 Organised in association with Rathcroghan Visitor Centre. Orlaith.Egan@tii.ie; telephone: 087 2857532 Tuesday – August 23rd Kerry – O’Sullivan’s Bar, Garraí na dTor, Lios Póill A case of the bends—archaeological discoveries on the N86 Lispole to Ballynasare Lower Road Improvement Scheme   Archaeologist Bruce Sutton will talk about recent discoveries on the N86, including fulachtaí fia and charcoal-making in An Bhanóg Theas and an early medieval farmstead in Baile na Saor Beag. Time: 20.00 to 21.00 Organised in association with Kerry County Council. Paul.OKeeffe@tii.ie; Telephone: 061 496800... read more