Prof. Graeme Warren, the Head of School in the Department of Archaeology in UCD presents his talk ‘Community Archaeology in an Iconic Landscape’.
This lecture was given at the Irish Walled Towns Network’s 2018 conference ‘Dig! the value of archaeology for society and the economy conference’.
Graeme talks about the community-oriented work of the Glendalough Heritage Forum, it’s aims, outcomes and ambitions. He discusses excavations, exhibitions and graveyard surveys carried out under the auspices of the Forum.
Dig, held 5 to 8th of November 2018, was a collaboration between the Heritage Council, Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Department for Communities NI, Fáilte Ireland, Institute of Archaeologists of Ireland, Transport Infrastructure Ireland, and Dublin City Council. It was project managed by the Irish Walled Towns Network and is receiving support from Creative Ireland. Dig was a key part of the programme of events for the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018.