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Saturday, March 26, 2016

February Lecture : Waterford Prehistory and Megalithic Tombs



The February lecture, on the "Houses of the Dead"  delivered by Dr Elizabeth Shee-Twohig was of great interest to many who travelled from the county and beyond to attend. 

 Questions and discussions continued well after the lecture was over, 

Suggestions for further reading, 

Further  reading about Waterford prehistory and megalithic tombs

BOOKS
Carlton Jones, Temples of Stone (Collins Press)
Elizabeth Shee Twohig. Irish Megalithic Tombs (Shire books)
John Waddell, The Prehistoric Archaeology of Ireland 
James Eogan and Elizabeth Shee Twohig (eds) Cois tSi├║ire – nine thousand years of human activity in the Lower Suir Valley. Archaeological Excavations on the N25 Waterford City Bypass.  (NRA 2011).
 Tom Fourwinds,  Monu-mental about Prehistoric Waterford

WEBSITES
http://webgis.archaeology.ie/historicenvironment/  The database  of the Archaeological Survey
www.excavations.ie    The database of excavation results in Ireland
www.shadowsandstone.com/    website of photographs by Ken Williams

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