Completed PhD, MLitt and MA theses (Archaeology)

PhD

 

Dr Karina Hensel The symbolism of the Tree of Life and Tree of Knowledge in Early Medieval Irish Christian art and iconography (2017)
Dr Yolande O'Brien Negociating the landscape: prehistoric and early medieval movement in a landscaper of esker and bog (2017)
Dr Betty Gray Material culture of high-status drinking ritual in medieval and early modern Gaelic Ireland (2016)

Dr Richard Gray

Settlement clusters at parish churches in Ireland, c. 1200-1600AD (2016)

Dr Eugene Costello

Transhumance practices in Ireland, and their role in settlement and society in post-medieval Ireland, c. 1500 - 1900 AD. (2016)

Dr Thor McVeigh

Calenders, feasting, cosmology and identity: Later Neolithic-Early Bronze Age Ireland in European context. (2016)

Dr Richard Clutterbuck

Rural Landscapes of Improvement in Ireland, 1650-1850: An archaeological Landscape Study (2015)

Dr Andrew Whitefield

Sustainable change: temporality and the Neolithic in Western Ireland (2015)

Dr Catriona Gleeson

Archaeological evidence for social differentiation in the Irish medieval town (2014)

Dr Philis Mercer

Ritual Aspects of Irish Portal Tombs (2014)

Dr Fiona Gavin

Insular Ornamental Metalwork AD300-500: ‘Military Style’ inspired art in Ireland and Britain (2014)

Dr Ros Ó Maoldúin

Exchange in Chalcolithic and Early Bronze Age (EBA) Ireland: Connecting people, objects and ideas (2014)

Dr Katherine Leonard

Ritual in Late Bronze Age Ireland – material culture, practices, landscape setting, and social context (2014) 

Dr Margaret Mannion

Glass Beads of Early Medieval Ireland (2013)

Dr Theresa McDonald

Booleying in Achill, Achill Beg and Corraun: Survey, Excavation and Analysis of Booley Settlements in the Civil Parish of Achill (2013)

Dr Eve Campbell

Displacement and relocation in early modern Ireland: studies of transplantation settlements in Connacht and Clare (2012)

Dr Fiona Beglane

Parks and deer hunting: evidence from medieval Ireland (2012)

Dr Yvonne McDermott

Patronage and Observance: the Franciscans and Dominicans in the lordships of MacWilliam Iochtar and MacWilliam Uachtar, 1330-1550 (2012)

Dr Miriam Clyne

Irish medieval Premonstratensian monasteries and their European context (2010)

Dr Christy Cunniffe

Medieval Clonfert: the genesis, development and decline of a Gaelic cathedral town (2010)

Dr Robert Hensey

Ritual and belief in the passage tomb tradition of Ireland (2010)

Dr Noel McCarthy

The prehistoric archaeology of Slieve Gamph: movement, place and patterns (2010)

Dr Siobhán McDermott

Iconic Landscapes: settlement and society in Truagh, north County Monaghan, c. 1591-1800 (2010)

Dr Jacqui O'Hara

A landscape archaeology of later medieval Fermanagh (2009)

Dr Paul Naessens

The Uí Fhlaithbheartaigh Gaelic lordship of Iarchonnacht: medieval lordly settlement on the Atlantic seaboard (2009)

Dr James McKeon

Anglo-Norman frontier urban settlement in the Plantagenet realm: studies from south Connacht (2008)

Dr Rory Sherlock

The social environment of the Irish tower house (2008)

Dr Diarmuid Ó Seaneachain

English plantation settlement and the lost indigenous landscapes of Ulster and Chesapeake Bay in the sixteenth century (2006)

Dr Colin Breen

The archaeology and cultural landscape history of Bantry and Beara 1200-1650 (2004)

Dr Michelle Comber

The economy of the ringfort in Early Historic Ireland (2000)

MLitt

 

Mary Collette Allen

The landscapes of Buí the Cailleach Bhéarra (2017)

Colleen O'Hara

The cultural context of Ulster coarse pottery c. 1200-1650 (2010)

Daniel Tietzch-Tyler

The value of archaeological reconstruction drawing to the archaeologist and non-specialist (2010)

Killian Driscoll

The early prehistory in the west of Ireland: Investigations into the social archaeology of the Mesolithic, west of the Shannon, Ireland.

Matthew Logue

The castle of Greencastle, Co. Donegal (2006)

John Malcolm

Castles and English lordship in Uí Fhiachrach Muaidhe, c.1235- c.1400 (2004)

Helen Bermingham

Priests' residences in late medieval Ireland (2001)

Oliver McHugh

Crannogs in the barony of Monaghan: a case for late occupation in a Gaelic Lordship (2000)

MA in Archaeology

 

Kate Crossin (USA)

Avery's Rest Plantation: A GIS interpretation of distributional patterns of Plowzone artifacts in an Early Colonial context (2015)

Joshua Guy

Strokestown House and Parklands: a biography of its presentation as a public space (2015)

Kathryn Ruble (USA)

A critical appraisal of heritage management approaches to shared stewardship: The State Preservation Officer Program and Heritage Officer Network (2015)

MA in Landscape Archaeology

 

Margaret Murphy

Roscommon Castle (2002)

MA in Medieval Studies

 

Erin Britton

Fiddaun Castle: An O'Shaughnessy Tower House (2008)

   
 
Note: A full list of the completed MA in Landscape Archaeology theses can be found on the 'MA in Landscape Archaeology research' page.

           (Please note: The MA in Landscape Archaeology dissertations are listed on a separate page)