Newsletter, updates & seasons greetings

Its been a while since we updated on progress in the field school; we have been busy working on preparations for 2012, including a new winter programme which starts in January. We are also launching a new quarterly newsletter (see below) to keep you updated on the community and public archaeology aspect of the field school.

We’ll be off-line for the holidays between December 24th and January 3rd, so we would like to take this opportunity to wish everyone a very merry Christmas, and a happy new year!


Fin, Steve & Bairbre

IAFS Newsletter No 2011.01


About blackfriary

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.
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2 Responses to Newsletter, updates & seasons greetings

  1. Hello: I am hoping to visit Ireland in February and will be in Navan which is pretty close to Trim. Would there be a way I could at least visit the site ?


    • blackfriary says:

      Hi Vito,

      When will you be in Navan? the excavation is closed for winter (re-opening in May) however it is still possible to visit the site..there is not much to see above ground though! Trim is worth a visit regardless. Let us know when you will be here and we might be able to show you around if the timing suits!


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