A few photos of Trim in the recent cold snap (December 2010); Trim Castle and the Yellow Steeple.
River Boyne, Trim Castle
The Irish Archaeology Field School (IAFS) is Ireland’s leading provider of university accredited, site based archaeological research and training.
The Blackfriary research project is part of a community archaeology project, based in Trim, Co. Meath. Blackfriary is a 13th century Dominican abbey site; the archaeology includes the buried remains of the medieval abbey and graveyard.
Students that participate in the excavation experience and practice all aspects of archaeological excavation processes, learning from experts and leaders in their field, and contribute to an established archaeological research project. IAFS have been excavating at Blackfriary since 2010; students participating have come from all over the works including the Australia, Canada, Europe and the USA.