SEASCAPES AND TOWNSCAPES Seminar

By | May 17th, 2019|ADCO News|

Where townscapes meet seascapes, ports are a significant feature of our nineteenth-century urban inheritance. The topographical, environmental and cartographical impact of ‘the port’ is well represented in the Irish Historic Towns Atlas series, as exemplified by the published fascicles for Dublin, Belfast, Derry, Drogheda, Dundalk, Galway, Limerick, Sligo and Youghal; Cork, Dungarvan and New [...]

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As Dublin Port Dredges, an Archaeologist Watches for Treasures

By | March 14th, 2019|ADCO News, Archaeology|

Erin McGuire of the Dublin Inquirer visits Dublin Port and talks with Niall Brady of ADCO and Lar Joye of Dublin Port on recent capital dredging operations within the Port's navigation channel To read Erin's article in the Dublin Inquirer Click Here

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Maritime Cultural Heritage in 21st-Century Ireland

By | March 1st, 2019|ADCO News|

A lecture by Dr Niall Brady (Archaeological Diving Company) organised by Trinity Centre for Environmental History in association with the School of History and Humanities.

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Niall Brady – November Lecture Series

By | November 7th, 2018|ADCO News, Education & Research|

Niall Brady will present a lecture entitled ‘The working river, a harmonious relationship between City and Port’ on 14 November in Dublin Port Centre from 1pm to  1:45pm, as part of the November Lecture Series prepared by the National Museum of Ireland and Dublin Port Company. The presentation highlights the work being done within [...]

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INFOMAR Seminar

By | November 7th, 2018|ADCO News, Conference, Education & Research|

Niall Brady will present a lecture entitled ‘Multibeam guided wreck diving investigations for Dublin Port Company’s Alexandra Basin Redevelopment project’ at the annual INFOMAR Seminar, 8-9 November in Kinsale. For details of the seminar that is free admission. See:  https://www.infomar.ie/node/711 Or Click on the PDF right to download schedule ADCO is proud to sponsor [...]

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University of Minnesota visits Dublin Port and the ABR project

By | June 5th, 2018|ADCO News, Archaeology, Education & Research|

As part of a summer school on Irish culture, a party of 18 students and their two faculty guides (Jimmy Schryver and Julie Erkerle) visited Dublin Port to meet with Lar Joye and Jim Kelleher of the Port’s Heritage and Communications office, and to see the archaeological discoveries being made as part [...]

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A Castle in Our Community

By | April 25th, 2018|ADCO News, Archaeology, Education & Research|

A look back at Foothill College’s Ireland Program Summer 2017 and the welcoming community of Ballintober in County Roscommon Click Here to find out more about Castles in Communities

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RURALIA XII Conference

By | August 30th, 2017|ADCO News, Conference, Education & Research|

The RURALIA XII conference will take place in Kilkenny, 11-15 September, and we wish to advise you of the details in the event that you will find it of interest. RURALIA is an international association of scholars who are committed to studying the development of the medieval and early modern countryside across Europe. The association [...]

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Monk’s stone

By | April 28th, 2017|ADCO News|

ADCO is delighted to see one of its finds, known as the ‘Monk’s stone’, from the underwater excavations at John’s Bridge, now on display in Kilkenny’s new Medieval Mile Museum. The excavation was commissioned as part of the OPW and Kilkenny Corporation’s River Nore Flood Alleviation Scheme, and was undertaken between 2000 and 2002. The [...]

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The Transit Gateway seminars

By | April 24th, 2017|ADCO News, Education & Research|

As part of “Port Perspectives”, Transit Gateway is a project that documents the transitional changes of the shape of Dublin Port from its medieval shoreline to its current infrastructure. This seminar was the first in a series of nine, which will be held over the next nine months. A Deep Mapping of Dublin Port by [...]

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