Reports and Publications

By Anthony Beese

(with M.V. Nyhan) 1995. An investigation of three geological features. Appendix 1 in M.F. Hurley.  Excavations in Cork City: Kyrl’s Quay/North Main Street and at Grand Parade (Part 1).  Journal of Cork Historical and Archaeological Society, 100, 86-7.

(with C. Mohally) 2003. Silty clay deposits exposed on the excavation at Tuckey Street.  Appendix 2.  In R.M. Cleary and M.F. Hurley (eds.).  Excavations in Cork City, 1984-2000. Cork City Council.

Locations of engineering boreholes
The evidence of engineering boreholes (Beese 2012) – click to enlarge
Wood fragments used for radiocarbon dating. Borehole sample, Grattan Street, Cork
Wood fragments used for radiocarbon dating. Borehole sample, Grattan Street, Cork

2010. The medieval reclamation of estuarine Cork. Phase Two – the evidence of historical maps. Unpublished report for the Heritage Council. No. 669.  Report_669_illustrated

2012. The medieval reclamation of estuarine Cork.  Phase Three. 1.  The evidence of engineering boreholes.  2. Summary of project.  Unpublished report for the Heritage Council. No. 686.  Report_686 

2013a.  A second late Mesolithic date for the fluvial deposits at Cork (Ovens Formation).  Unpublished report for the Royal Irish Academy. No. 688. Report_688

2013b. Note. Investigations of Cork’s landscape archaeology on a new website (www.corkorigins.ie).  Journal of Cork Historical and Archaeological Society, 118, 137.

2014a. Preliminary radiocarbon dating indicates that the marine transgression reached the locus of Cork in the Late Mesolithic or Early Neolithic (between 6.2 and 5.6 ky BP). Irish Quaternary Association Newsletter No. 53.

2014b.  The medieval land-claim. In M. F. Hurley and C. Brett (eds.).  Archaeological excavations at South Main Street 2003-2005, 13-26.  Cork City Council.


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