2018 IQUA Field Trip – Program of events

Here are the program of events for the IQUA Field Trip 14th-16th September 2018



19:30 start Greville Arms Hotel, Mullingar Bog bodies of the Irish Midlands Isabella Mulhall
Bord na Mona conservation David Fallon
Heritage and interdisciplinary research Aine Marie McAdam
Saturday Journey Site Speaker
09:00 Mullingar to Lemanaghan
09:45 Lemanaghan: peat bog site Ellen OCarroll
10:30 Lemanaghan archaeological complex Caimin O’Brien
11:15 Lemanaghan to (near) Clara
11:40 The Clara Esker: Hinch sand & gravel pit, Whiteforge Cathy Delaney
12:25 (Near) Clara to Tullamore
12:45 Lunch in Tullamore
13:45 Tullamore to Croghan Hill
14:15 Croghan Hill archaeological complex Caimin O’Brien
14:50 Croghan palaeoenvironment: Clonad Bog


Palaeoenvironmental context:  Oldcroghan Man and the Pallasboy Vessel (Toar Bog)

Ellen OCarroll



Gill Plunkett

15:30 Croghan Hill volcanic centre Paul Gibson
16:00 Croghan Hill to Campbell’s Pit
16:30 Campbell’s Pit: Glacial stratigraphy and glaciotectonics Mike Philcox
09:00 Mullingar to Lough Kinale
09:45 Ballywillin railway station Mary Reynolds
10:15 Lough Kinale to Derragh
11:00 Derragh: multi-proxy environmental work at a Late Mesolithic site Ingelise Stuijts and others
13:15 Lunch in Granard – Greville Arms