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Independent Commission for the Location of Victims Remains  (ICLVR)


JOAM Consulting Ltd.    


Projects, Clients & Publications


The following are some examples of significant archaeological projects undertaken by Munster Archaeology:




























































  • Excavation of human skeletal material at Inchmore, Co.Kilkenny on behalf of the National Monuments Service

  • Excavation of 9 sites as part of the Kilpaddoge Substation Project, ESB, Tarbert, Co. Kerry

  • Test trenching at Limerick, Gorey, Co. Wexford – as part of tourism/field school Feasibility Study

  • Excavations at Bray, Valentia Is., Co. Kerry – ahead of a Met Éireann air monitoring facility

  • An Teach Allais project – an archaeological examination of the Irish Sweathouses of Munster, South Leinster and West Connaught part funded by the Dept. of the Environment

  • Archaeological Impact Assessment, at Ballinasig, Co. Kerry – as part of planning for a single dwelling house

  • Monitoring (Forensic) at various locations – for the ICLVR

  • Monitoring at Assolas, Co. Cork (Furnace/Kiln) – as part of planning for a single dwelling house

  • Excavations at Clohamon, Co. Wexford with Dr. James Lyttleton – research/ training excavation of 17th century material

  • Monitoring at Faha East, Co. Kerry – ahead of a residential development

  • GIS and HLC creation for Iveragh and Dingle, Co. Kerry – as part of the Making Christian Landscapes Project, University College Cork (UCC)

  • Monitoring at Newmarket, Co. Cork (Burnt Mounds) – ahead of full excavation and the development of a creamy yard

  • Archaeological Test Trenching at Waterloo Lane, Tralee, Co. Kerry – urban testing ahead of development

  • The Munster Sweathouse Project – an examination of Munster sites part funded by the Heritage Council of Ireland

  • Archaeological Impact Assessments of Wind Farms at Guhard and Tullahennel, Co. Kerry

  • Archaeological Impact Assessment at Flemingstown, Dingle, Co. Kerry – ahead of Wind Turbine proposal

  • Impact Assessment at Bunaw, Kilmackilloge Harbour, Co. Kerry – as part of the re-development of a ruined dwelling

  • Test Trenching at Hoddersfield House, Crosshaven, Co. Cork  - as part of planning for a single dwelling house

  • Testing at Main St., Rathcormac, Co. Cork – adjacent to graveyard and ahead of extension works

  • Field system survey Co. Kerry – research landscape survey in Caherlehillian.

  • Monitoring of ground investigations ahead of the Clonakilty Floof Relief Scheme, Co. Cork

  • Excavation of human skeletal material at Dysert Oenghusa, Co.Limerick on behalf of the OPW and National Monuments Service

  • Excavation of human skeletal remains at Borris Great, Co. Laois on behalf of the National Monuments Service



Harte, A. and Chambers C. 2017. An I.R.A. Observation Post at Candroma, Co. Cork. In The Atlas of the Irish Revolution. Cork University Press.

Harte, A. 2015. Lisnagun in Context: The Ringforts of the Clonakilty Area. In Clonakilty Historical & Archaeological Journal, Vol. 1, 201 - 216

Harte, A. 2013. The history and archaeology of Limerick Village, Co. Wexford. In Journal of the Wexford Historical Society, No. 24, 38-49.


Harte, A. 2010. The Munster Sweathouse Project. In North Munster Antiquarian Journal, Vol. 50, 77-88.


Harte, A. 2009. A Sweathouse at Caherlehillian. In The Kerry Historical and Archaeological Journal. Series 2. Vol. 8, 114-125.


Powesland, D. et. al., 2006. Beneath the Sand - Remote Sensing, Archaeology, Aggregates and Sustainability: a Case Study from Heslerton, theVale of Pickering, North Yorkshire,UK. In Archaeological Prospection 13, 291-299.


Harte, A. 2003. GPS and GIS in Archaeological Survey Methodology. In Healy C. and Lyttleton J. (eds), Proceedings of The Association of Young Irish Archaeologists, 59-72.



‘Munster Archaeology carried out three Archaeological Impact Assessments at various locations in Co. Kerry for JOAM Consulting Ltd in 2009. The service provided by Munster Archaeology was to a very high standard. The work was carried out diligently and delivered punctually and professionally. The assessments provided allowed all projects to proceed in a timely manner.’ - Patricia McCarthy (C.Eng, MIEI, Dip Struct. Eng.), JOAM Consulting Ltd. March 2012


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