Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Drumclay Crannóg: The life and times of a Fermanagh lake-dwelling | Conference | September 2014

The Enniskillen Museum is hosting a one-day conference on the excavation and archaeological background of the Drumclay Crannóg on Saturday 27th September 2014. The event will be held at the The Enniskillen Hotel, on Forthill Street, Eniskillen


Conference speakers:
Jackie McDowell: On dry ground. An early medieval settlement at Deer Park Farms, Co. Antrim
Claire Foley: Fermanagh's rich antiquarian and archaeological Crannóg record
Dr. Nóra Bermingham: Weaving together the excavation results
Caitríona Moore: Investigation of what the crannóg inhabitants made, used and discarded
Dr. Eileen Reilly: Dirt, hygiene and health on early medieval settlements
Dr. Emily Murray: Farming and animals
Ian Riddler: Teasing apart the bone and antler objects
Prof. Aidan O'Sullivan: Why people chose to live on lakes

Attendance is free, but places are limited and booking is essential. Book here.


I’m really looking forward to this & I hope to see you there! Come over & say hello!



Conference brochure (click for larger image):