Carleton Jones

This small-scale excavation investigated the morphology and date of the defences on the Horse Island promontory fort at the mouth of the River Shannon in Co. Clare. The excavation results are now in the writing-up stage.

Aerial view of Horse Island in the Shannon estuary (Photo: Eamonn O'Donoghue)

Principle Investigator:

Carleton Jones (NUI Galway)

Funding Bodies:

Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government