Publications of Michael Gibbons’ Work

Connemara: Visions of Iar Chonnacht, Cottage Publications (2004)

“Dyeing in the Mesolithic” Archaeology Ireland (2004)

“The longphort Phenomenon in Early Christian and Viking Age Ireland” History Ireland (2004)

“Charlemont on the Grand Tour” History Ireland (2004)

“Dunmore: Fortress no more” Archaeology Ireland (2004)

“Mapping the Mesolithic in Western Connacht”, IQUA Newsletter (2004)

“A Hiberno-Norse Ringed Pin from Omey Feichín, Connemara: Its Historical and Cultural Setting” Journal of the Galway Archaeological and Historical Society (Summer 2005)

“A Re-assessment of a Proposed Viking Fortress near Athlunkard Co Clare” The Other Clare (2005)

“Croagh Patrick: Ireland’s Holy Mountain” Croagh Patrick Archaeology Committee (2005)

“Sky Road, Connemara Palimpsest”, in The Quaternary of Central Western Ireland: Field Guide, (2005)

“Hunter Gatherer Strategies in the Mesolithic: The Evidence from Western Connacht” Cathair na Mart (2006)

“Rock Art in County Clare”, Archaeology Ireland, (Spring 2007)

“Two Important Publications on the Archaeology of County Kerry”, Journal of the Kerry Archaeological and Historical Society (2007)

“A Consideration of Late Mesolithic Settlement on Ross Island, Killarney National Park”, Journal of the Kerry Archaeological and Historical Society, (2007)

“Soapstone as a Cultural Indicator on the Atlantic Seaboard: Scandinavian No More” Cathair Na Mart (2007)

“Skellig Michael: Restored to Death” History Ireland, (2007)

“A Critique of the Evidence Recently Presented for the Existence of Viking Maritime Havens and Associated Rural Settlement in Ireland”, Journal of the Kerry Archaeological and Historical Society,(2008)

“The Search for the ninth-century longphort: early Viking-Age Norse fortifications and the origins of urbanization in Ireland”, Medieval Dublin VIII (2009)

“Ambergris: A Lost Link between Connemara and Andalusia”, Lost and Found II Rediscovering Ireland’s Past, Bray (2009)

“Reconsidering Early Medieval Seascapes; New Insights from Inis Airc Co Galway” Journal of Irish Archaeology (2010, multiple authors)

“Clay Pipes on Graves: An Irish Funerary Folk Tradition”, The Place of Their Resurrection: Cemeteries and Funeral Monuments, Their Past and Future (2011 – with Dr. Jim Higgins)

“Review Article: Atlas of the Irish Rural Landscape (2nd Edition)” History Ireland (Sep-Oct 2012)

The Post-Medieval Pilgrimage to Skellig Michael: “The Most Westerly of Christ’s Fortresses” IPMAG (forthcoming)

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