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 began our 2015 summer season on June 1st with a two-week Castles, Cloisters & Churches course which was very successful - we visited Glenstal Abbey, a modern Benedictine abbey in Co Tipperary where we were treated to a lecture on medieval monasteries in the landscape by Br Colmán Ó Clabaigh... Read More