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  • Reach the Future through the Past - Seandálaíocht - Irish for Archaeology
    The conference will explore the use of innovation in a heritage setting and will examine new ways of promoting concepts of heritage and identity through the use of new technologies The conference title is inspired by a line in Paul Brady s The Island and the purpose of the conference is to apply new ways of cultural and commercial thinking to Irish identity and to the historic Irish experience Conference organiser Brian Walsh Last year the Global Irish Conference held at Farmleigh attracted representatives of the Irish diaspora and the CEOs of several multinational companies One of the remarkable features of the conference was that the large number of CEOs who chose to attend the cultural rather than the business workshops This is what gave me the idea that we should explore this theme further The purpose of our conference here in Dundalk is to find ways of seeking inspiration from the past and to find new ways of applying and presenting this One of the main themes of the day will be how to innovatively promote and popularize history identity archaeology and culture to wider audiences The international panel of speakers is drawn from a diverse range of backgrounds academia archaeology animation broadcasting and business Speakers include Mary Hawkes Green founder Burren College Art and Design Brian Dolan founder seandalaiocht com Ciaran McGuinness Archer Heritage Planning Paul Young co founder Cartoon Saloon and producer of The Secret of Kells and Yanky Fachler historian business trainer and author of 6 Officers 2 Lions and 750 Mules Admission to the conference is free but prior booking is essential For all enquiries please contact Brian Walsh at the County Museum Dundalk 353 42 9327056 Brian Walsh dundalktown ie Share Comments Peadar link 25 08 2010 14 08 Enjoyed your presentation today Brian

    Original URL path: http://www.seandalaiocht.com/1/post/2010/07/reach-the-future-through-the-past.html (2016-02-09)
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  • Web 2.0 and Archaeology - Seandálaíocht - Irish for Archaeology
    web publication without ANY programming knowledge Basically if you can use a word processor you can now have a presence on the net So what has Web 2 0 got to do with archaeology Well so much and at the same time so little Its all about potential and a few sites including Eachtra s with its excellent online journal nominated for an Irish Web Award in 2009 btw have begun to embrace it and change the way people interact with archaeological information data and research Web 2 0 has huge potential to change the way archaeology is viewed in Ireland Dissemination has been one of the buzzwords in the discipline for the last five years but I have heard little talk about how the internet can transform how we disseminate to the public The potential to reach out to the public to inform and excitingly to interact is gigantic Irish archaeology s response to the internet has been mixed Some interesting and useful steps have been taken with online bibliographies databases and mapping e g Archaeology ie Excavations ie EMAP but these are generally aimed at those already interested and they aren t exactly user friendly Many commercial sites provide summaries of excavations some make reports available and one even has a blog not that it is much used However there are plenty of very basic commercial sites out there and some of the archaeology pages on the internet I most use Thadeus Breen s and Conor McDermott s sites are still decidedly web 1 0 Academia has done little more and the University webpages are nothing if not boring Where are the academic blogs The rich video and audio content or the electronic publications In reality it has been left to enthusiast sites such as Megalithomania and Mythical Ireland to give the people what they want including detailed maps of sites basic information sometimes not as accurate or up to date as it could be but where are the professionals providing info videos photos and lots of other content Hopefully I m not coming over too preachy and I am aware that this site and its subdomains smelt seandalaiocht com and charcoal seandalaiocht com are by no means perfect but they do show some of what is possible with no programming knowledge practically no money and a bit of time Future plans for the site include a database of Irish iron sites based on my PhD research an interactive map of the same and more articles presentations videos and photos There is nothing stopping any other archaeologist starting a site and sharing a little of what they know and are interested in with the public who ultimately pay their wages or more likely these days their dole The move to better websites in Irish archaeology is already noticeable with the trend for almost every INSTAR project to have a website for a list see here and the recently updated Discovery Programme pages However we can do more Sites

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  • Android, Apple, Archaeology and Apps - Seandálaíocht - Irish for Archaeology
    here for a list of useful apps for archaeologists Co ordinate capture field note taking instant uploading of geo tagged photos weather forecasts access to the web and thus journals databases other archaeologists etc and even leveling tripods can all be easily assisted by smart phones right now However their is scope for much much more Practical apps are one thing but more general interactive apps will I think be a big thing in the next few years The National heritage Board of Sweden have recently released an Android app beta version which searches heritage data in your locality and presents it in your hand with locational information An Irish equivalent would be typing in ringfort to your mobile and being shown the locations of the ringforts in your vicinity and any information available on them Of course the GPS ability of your smartphone would also tell you how to navigate to them The next step on from this is the idea of augmented reality Augmented Reality from the Museum of London Augmented reality apps such as Layar overlay information from the web onto the real world through your phone s camera and screen Electric Archaeology has recently reported on two such apps one developed by the Museum of London and another Voyager XDrive These apps are both capable of overlaying historical and archaeological material onto real landscapes in real time creating incredible tools for re constructing and interpreting past landscapes in the present As yet app development is at a very early stage and their use for archaeology is rare although watch this space for a Seandalaiocht App to be launched very soon but with the opening up of mapping data in the UK and hopefully someday in Ireland along with open source repositories of information such as wikipedia

    Original URL path: http://www.seandalaiocht.com/1/post/2010/6/android-apple-archaeology-and-apps.html (2016-02-09)
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  • Archaeological Scene Investigation - Seandálaíocht - Irish for Archaeology
    and up with sexy slick and hopefully popular archaeology Forget disseminating snore lets entertain Press Release Archaeological exhibition at the County Museum Dundalk An exhibition highlighting some of the many archaeological discoveries made during the construction of the M1 western bypass opened on Monday 30th November last at the County Museum Dundalk Entitled ASI Archaeological Scene Investigations in North Louth the exhibition features a host of interesting discoveries including a couple of beautifully decorated and carved stones a copper pin glass beads several intact bowls dating from the Stone Age as well as an extremely rare bowl with five feet The exhibition also contains some marvellous photographs of work at sites including Donaghamore Faughart Lower Newtownbalregan and Carnmore to name but a few In featuring the work at these sites the exhibition also looks at the way in which archaeologists investigated and established as to what had actually occurred at these sites hundreds and thousands of years ago Views of the exhibition and the opening may be seen on http www youtube com watch v A U8Y E1 pg According to Museum Curator Brian Walsh the exhibition highlights the development of life in north Louth over many hundreds of years When you see these intact bowls found in Carnmore you can almost see how they were originally used You get such a strong feeling of history looking at such a simple object He also added that the exhibition tries to show the way in which archaeologists investigate the past how they interpret certain items and how this gives an insight into the past In many ways these sites are like a mystery with the various finds acting as clues hinting at a way of life long gone and it is this sense of investigation that we ve tried to get

    Original URL path: http://www.seandalaiocht.com/1/post/2009/12/archaeological-scene-investigation.html (2016-02-09)
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  • Seandalaiocht Mobile App for Android, Blackberry, Windows Phones - Seandálaíocht - Irish for Archaeology
    considering I have no programming skills and its one of only a handful of archaeology related apps in existence I m quite chuffed with it The app was created online using www buildanapp com and should have cost just 19 but because my weird non postcoded address in Ireland wouldn t work with their system they were generous enough to publish it for free So needless to say I highly recommend them Andoid users can get the app by scanning the barcode on this post searching the Android Market for Seandalaiocht or downloading this file and putting it on their phone Blackberry and Windows users can find versions on the Seandalaiocht App page Unfortunately publishing an iphone app is just too expensive at the moment but for those who want to experience the app on their iphone they can surf to a web version at i seandalaiocht com A mobile version of the site is available for non smart phones at m seandalaiocht com Comments Comments are closed What A site about Irish archaeology conferences links opinions news information and the internet Seandalaiocht on Google Click here for events calendar Categories All Apps Archaeometallurgy Audio Bullauns Conference Design Events Experimental

    Original URL path: http://www.seandalaiocht.com/1/post/2010/06/seandalaiocht-mobile-app-for-android-blackberry-windows.html (2016-02-09)
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  • Android, Apple, Archaeology and Apps - Seandálaíocht - Irish for Archaeology
    here for a list of useful apps for archaeologists Co ordinate capture field note taking instant uploading of geo tagged photos weather forecasts access to the web and thus journals databases other archaeologists etc and even leveling tripods can all be easily assisted by smart phones right now However their is scope for much much more Practical apps are one thing but more general interactive apps will I think be a big thing in the next few years The National heritage Board of Sweden have recently released an Android app beta version which searches heritage data in your locality and presents it in your hand with locational information An Irish equivalent would be typing in ringfort to your mobile and being shown the locations of the ringforts in your vicinity and any information available on them Of course the GPS ability of your smartphone would also tell you how to navigate to them The next step on from this is the idea of augmented reality Augmented Reality from the Museum of London Augmented reality apps such as Layar overlay information from the web onto the real world through your phone s camera and screen Electric Archaeology has recently reported on two such apps one developed by the Museum of London and another Voyager XDrive These apps are both capable of overlaying historical and archaeological material onto real landscapes in real time creating incredible tools for re constructing and interpreting past landscapes in the present As yet app development is at a very early stage and their use for archaeology is rare although watch this space for a Seandalaiocht App to be launched very soon but with the opening up of mapping data in the UK and hopefully someday in Ireland along with open source repositories of information such as wikipedia

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  • UK O.S. Mapping Online and Free in 2010 - Seandálaíocht - Irish for Archaeology
    2010 UK O S Mapping Online and Free in 2010 23 11 2009 Apparently the Ordnance Survey in the UK are planning on making all of their mapping data available free online next year It will be interesting to see how its made available formats downloadability etc It would certainly be nice if the OSI followed suit although their are some online viewers available downloadable maps are still prohibitively expensive Considering the fact that we pay for the maps anyway through the tax system state mapping really should be freely available to private citizens if not for commercial use This is especially true when it comes to early editions many of which are now out of copyright Comments Comments are closed What A site about Irish archaeology conferences links opinions news information and the internet Seandalaiocht on Google Click here for events calendar Categories All Apps Archaeometallurgy Audio Bullauns Conference Design Events Experimental Fieldwork Grants Grey Literature Guest Post Internet Jobs Lithics Me News Other Photography Public Publication Sea Stallion Sites Smelt 2010 Tat Television Video Archives September 2013 April 2013 November 2012 July 2012 May 2012 March 2011 February 2011 January 2011 December 2010 November 2010 October 2010 September

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  • Iron and Change in Europe: The First 2000 Years - Seandálaíocht - Irish for Archaeology
    Databases DeptsandSchools Video Images Events Apps Smelt 2010 Iron and Change in Europe The First 2000 Years 12 10 2010 The final report for the Iron and Change in Europe Conference which I blogged about previously has just been published on the ESF website It presents a preliminary picture of the state of knowledge of the iron industry in Europe from its first appearance to the end of the first millenium AD this is based on summary reports for individual countries presented by the various delegates to the conference including my one which I posted to the blog in May You can read the report below or download it here Comments Comments are closed What A site about Irish archaeology conferences links opinions news information and the internet Seandalaiocht on Google Click here for events calendar Categories All Apps Archaeometallurgy Audio Bullauns Conference Design Events Experimental Fieldwork Grants Grey Literature Guest Post Internet Jobs Lithics Me News Other Photography Public Publication Sea Stallion Sites Smelt 2010 Tat Television Video Archives September 2013 April 2013 November 2012 July 2012 May 2012 March 2011 February 2011 January 2011 December 2010 November 2010 October 2010 September 2010 August 2010 July 2010 June 2010

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