Blackfriary Open Day – invitation!

Blackfriary Open Day is scheduled for September 25th 2011! This event, supported by Trim Town Council, Meath County Council and the AIA Site Preservation Programme, will give the public an opportunity to explore the Season 1 & 2 excavations and to examine the artifacts discovered during archaeological excavations works.

There will be tours of the site by archaeological site director Finola O’Carroll, and Irish Archaeology Field School staff and students will be on hand with information on the excavation process.

The event is family friendly with entertainment including archaeology events for children.

For more info, contact us ( We would love to see you there!


About Irish Archaeology Field School

The Irish Archaeology Field School (IAFS) is Ireland’s leading provider of university accredited, site based archaeological research and training. Our archaeological and heritage programs include research projects in a number of locations in Ireland, including in Co. Wexford and Co. Offaly (with satellite schools frequently undertaken elsewhere). We provide credited and uncredited programs (and internships) for novice and experienced students, and also specialise in the preparation of purpose-built faculty led programs incorporating excavation, historical research, remote sensing, non-invasive survey, ground investigation, landscape assessment etc. Whilst our programs are excavation-centered and aimed primarily at students of archaeology, anthropology and history, courses are open to all, and are guaranteed to give you an enriching and thoroughly worthwhile study abroad adventure.
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