Bective excavations Blog

Bective Abbey Project Podcasts
August 19, 2011, 1:00 am
Filed under: Podcast

Diggers On Tour  Click this link to stream the podcast online.

To download to your iPod, iPhone, or iTunes, search the word ‘bective’ on the iTunes store in the podcast section.

The Bective Abbey research excavation is what the Co-Director of the site, Dr Geraldine Stout refers to as ‘Slow’ archaeology. This low-tech traditional excavation is a million miles away from the TV’s Time Team and is in many ways as much a social experiment as it is research project. This series will allow the listener to join in on the discovery of new things about Bective Abbey and it’s surroundings; learn alongside the site’s student volunteers; take a visit to and hear from the experts showcasing many of Meath’s Heritage sites, and most of all listen in on the hard-earned tea breaks, end-of-day pints and on-site ‘craic’.

In this episode the staff and volunteers go on tour. The episode will include visits to heritage locations in and around County Meath including Trim Castle, Brú na Bóinne and Newgrange. We will also visit the IAFS research excavations at Blackfriary in Trim and learn of their new discoveries. 

This podcast is an action of the County Meath

Heritage Plan 2007-2011 supported by Meath County Council.

Please leave a comment and let us know what you think of the podcasts.

After a busy month excavating, Geraldine and Matthew Stout return home to listen to the Bective Abbey Project Podcasts.


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