Wicklow Arch and Hist Vol 2 cover

Wicklow Archaeology and History Vol. 2


Edited by Christiaan Corlett & Aidan O’Sullivan

Published 2002, 116pp, paperback, illustrated

Published by Wicklow Archaeological Society

In volume 2 of this series Mark Clinton describes the excavation of a fulacht fiadh at Kingstown, Co. Dublin. Discoveries of burnt mounds and flint collections on the slopes of the Little Sugar Loaf are described by Daire Leahy. Richard Marsh searches for the Spear of Belach Durgein of early Irish writings. Some early Christian antiquities on Three Rock Mountain, Co. Dublin, are described by David McGuinness. Con Mannign describes the prehistoric cairn and early medieval church on the summit of Church Mountain near Hollywood, while Leo Swan describes the medieval landscape of Killoughter near Ashford. Chris Corlett suggests that the medieval borough of Dunlavin was originally located at nearby Tornant. Mary Davies describes a copy of a newly discovered reference table to an 18th century map of Bray. Andrew O’Brien describes the Town Hall and Market House in Wicklow town.