Work is presently ongoing in Tuam on a new road which links Shop Street and Bishops Street and runs along the banks of the River Nanny. Prior to construction of the road we got the chance to excavate the subsurface remains of what is known as Garvey’s Mill.
The inaugural Annual Galway Conference – The Place of Their Resurrection: cemeteries and funerary monuments their past and future – was held last Saturday, the 15th October, in the Harbour Hotel in Galway.
This technique involves using sheets of newsprint, an ordinary kitchen sponge and sheets of carbon paper. Our friend Gerry Mullens taught us this technique and he got it from Dr Elizabeth Shee Twohig, a specialist in prehistoric rock art.