Professor Ron Pinhasi, UCD School of Archaeology and UCD Earth Institute, has published a paper, with an international team of scientists, that describes a new process that enables scientists to systematically analyse ancient DNA from a series of skeletons from the same region and check for known genetic markers including lactose intolerance.
This year our focus is on the immediate surrounds of the main monastic complex investigating anomalies identified in our geophysical survey including a potential early enclosure ditch.
Congratulations to Finbar McCormick, Thomas Kerr, Meriel McClatchie and Aidan O'Sullivan on the publication of their new volume: Early Medieval Agriculture, Livestock and Cereal Production in Ireland, AD 400-1100
Congratulations to Dr Jessica Smyth on the publication of her new book Settlement in the Irish Neolithic.
UCD Archaeologist Dr Stephen Davis and colleagues to 'reveal the secrets' of the Celtic ritual site, Tlachtga (Hill of Ward), Co. Meath, the place associated with the origins of Hallowe'en.