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Internship Blog Series – Summer 2018 – Week 6

This week our intern Erin tells us about her tour of Wexford as temperatures soared in Ireland… Week 6 – 2nd July 2018 This week marks the halfway point of my internship, and it was orientation week for the new … Continue reading

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Internship Blog Series – Summer 2018 – Week 5

‘Time flies when you’re having fun’ according to intern Aisling – to find out more read below… Week 5 – 25th June 2018 The weeks seem to be going by even more quickly. It is week three of my internship … Continue reading

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Internship Blog Series – Summer 2018 – Week 4

IAFS internships are extremely varied so there is never a dull moment.  Read below where intern Gaile recounts the start of the first excavation this summer… Week 4 – 18th June 2018 This week, new students arrived for a two-week … Continue reading

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Internship Blog Series – Summer 2018 – Week 3

Through our internship programs students gain unique, hands-on experience in various aspects of archaeology.  Read below about former IAFS student Aisling Lacey and how excited she is to be rejoining us this summer as an intern … Week 3 – … Continue reading

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Internship Blog Series – Summer 2018 – Week 2

The excitement of an IAFS internship is seeing the whole experience as a learning opportunity.  Below intern Erin Kislan who worked alongside us this summer tells her story… Week 2 – 4th June 2018 My arrival in Ireland did not … Continue reading

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Internship Blog Series – Summer 2018 – Week 1

As the summer season begins at the Ferrycarrig Project, Gaile Juknevicius tells us why she returned to Ireland on an eight week internship program to continue her archaeological studies with IAFS. Week 1 – 30th May 2018 Last summer I attended … Continue reading

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Internship Blog Series – Spring 2018 – Week 9

The final blog by intern Madeleine Harris.  What an eight weeks!.  We were disappointed to see Maddy leave us, but she has been an absolute pleasure to have around.  Maddy was the first to participate in our dual location internship, staying … Continue reading

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Internship Blog Series – Spring 2018 – Week 8

In this penultimate blog, intern Madeleine Harris visits Birr Library, travels to Cork to meet with a medieval pottery specialist, visits the National Museum of Ireland in Dublin and meets with a conservator in University College Dublin. Week 8 – … Continue reading

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Internship Blog Series – Spring 2018 – Week 7

This week intern Madeleine Harris learns about the discipline of oral histories, travels to Maynooth University and re-visits the Irish National Heritage Park to finalise logistics.  The range of activities indicates just how holistic our unique Winter internship is. Week 7 … Continue reading

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Internship Blog Series – Spring 2018 – Week 6

This week intern Madeleine Harris travels to Birr for the second half of her internship in the Birr office.  She will be learning archaeological skills not typically taught in a field school, starting with archaeological impact assessment skills.  This is … Continue reading

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