A bibliography detailing some 45 Irish historical and archaeological publications. Some entries list basic bibliographic information. Other entries link to sites maintained by the journals themselves. In many cases, journal sites provide indexes and/or tables of contents.
An archaeological database updated every six months cataloguing published sources.
Celtic Art and Cultures, originally created for use in the Art History course Celtic Art and Cultures at University of North Carolina in Autumn 1998, continues to be contributed to by students working on independent studies. The site is host to an impressive database of images of Celtic art, maps and timelines (including a map of Irish High Crosses), and short essays.
An archaeological research institute which seeks to create a coherent and comprehensive picture of human life on the island of Ireland from earliest times
The Dublin Review is a quarterly magazine featuring essays, criticism, fiction, poetry and reportage. Founded in 2000, the site contains an index to all back and current issues.
A website of e-mail addresses of professional archaeologists, postgraduate students and companies working in, or doing research into, Irish archaeology.
A searchable database which provides access to over 4,000 summary reports of excavations carried out in Ireland - North and South - from 1985 to 2000. The database can be browsed or searched using multiple fields, including Year, County, Site Type, Grid Reference, Licence No., Sites and Monuments Record No. and Author.
The Heritage Council, which was established in 1995, proposes policies and priorities for the identification, protection, preservation and enhancement of the national heritage, including monuments, archaeological objects, documents and genealogical records, architectural heritage, flora, fauna, wildlife habitats, landscapes, seascapes, wrecks, and geology. Information available on publications, current events, and grants. Downloadable application forms available, as well as its reports and policy documents.
The Web companion to the PBS series by the same name. In Search of Ancient Ireland explores the truth behind many of Ireland's myths and examines the enduring impact the country has had on Western civilization. Includes links to further resources and lesson plans.
A site which covers Irish antiquities from ancient times to early industrial times. Nicely illustrated.
A Gateway to sites of interest on Irish Archaeology. Not very pretty, but packed with lots of interesting information.
Founded in June 2000, The Irish Quaternary Studies Online Project states that it provides 'a forum for discussion of Irish subjects currently poorly represented online', and 'facilitates and presents new research and projects on subjects relating to Ireland.' Includes discussion groups and links to further resources, although coverage of subject areas is patchy. The site does not seem to have been updated since September 2001.
Description and contact information for the Irish Stone Axe Project at University College, Dublin, focused on the compilation of data on Irish Stone Axes.
Island Ireland is an Internet directory to Irish art, culture and environment with hand-picked links to Irish history, architecture, music, news, genealogy, travel, literature, folk culture, archaeology, the Irish language and more. Nicely presented and full of interesting links.
Publishes 'research into Irish archaeology and related European topics' with assistance from the National University of Ireland, Galway, and the Heritage Council. Contents and article abstracts since first volume in 1983 available on-line, plus subscription information and submission guidelines.
knowth.com explores The Megalithic Passage Tombs of Newgrange, Knowth, Dowth, Fourknocks, Loughcrew and Tara located in county Meath. The site consists of detailed explorations of each of the Passage Tomb sites, replete with photographs.
Monasticon Hibernicum is an IRCHSS funded on-line database of early Christian ecclesiastical settlement in Ireland from the 5th to the 12th century. The database includes over 5,500 pre-Reform sites with twenty-three data fields including information on site location, associated saints, recorded history, field remains and a bibliography.
This project is centred around the some 400 surviving Ogham stones in Ireland. The project, which is hosted by DIAS, has laser-scanned as many of these stones as possible and has made these 3D models freely available. It is possible to search and browse the site. Each entry has a full bibliographic description and an image of the Ogham stone.