Spiorad na Samhna – Spirit of Samhain

Spiorad na Samhna – Spirit of Samhain: An interesting short bi-lingual (Irish/English) video, produced by Dessie Baker, that traces the origins of Ireland’s biggest Halloween Carnival in Derry back to the 1980’s. It also traces the origins of Halloween to the Celtic Festival of Samhain as described by Dr. Jenny Butler of the Folklore Department, University College...

Next Board Meeting on 23 May

The next Board meeting of the IAI will take place on 23rd May 2016.   We welcome correspondence from members on issues that concern them. Please contact info@iai.ie

Contributions are invited for the summer 2016 edition of the IAI Newsletter

Contributions are invited for the summer 2016 edition of the newsletter. The deadline for the submission of material for the next edition is the 2nd of  May 2016. You can submit them to the editor at newsletter@iai.ie. Articles should be short (500-1,000 words), topical and related to Irish archaeology (recent discoveries, research or issues of archaeological practice) with a maximum of four illustrations. Submissions should be in digital format and ms word compatible. Graphics should be jpeg, png, or tif. Please contact the editor in advance of submission. The IAI reserves the right to refuse...