About Galway Archaeological Field School

The Galway Archaeological Field School has been established to provide students with hands-on experience of the archaeology and architecture of medieval Ireland. We specialise in this field and seek to immerse our students in the wealth of medieval castles, churches and monasteries which lie scattered across the Irish landscape

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We have now concluded our 8-week excavation at Isert Kelly Castle and we are delighted with our findings! Our 5m x 5m trench was extended in Week 6 to 7.5m x 5m and this northerly extension allowed us to uncover an extensive paved area within the bawn to the north of the entrance passageway. The... Read More