Archaeology, History, Hagiography, Folklore & Landscapes of Early Irish Christianity & Early Medieval Ireland. And other stuff...
Joined on 9 February, 2013
This is an absolutely extraordinary judgement from a @churchofengland consistory court, ruling that the Irish language cannot appear on a memorial on account of 'the passions and feelings connected with the use of
Several generations of Irish missionaries who Christianised several generations of blue arsed pagan Saxons look directly to camera*
If you are surprised to see the “Irish slaves” meme in circulation once again you are not paying attention. Irish suffering has been weaponised and distorted by racists to deny justice for African Americans for approx two centuries and counting. It’s a reactionary tradition.
Anyone who wants to know more about the #irishslaves memes first know that ‘irish slaves’ was not a thing and second read more @Limerick1914 - seriously, if you haven’t found his work already you’ve either not been trying very hard or you don’t want to know.
Random memory of the time I went to the bar to get pints for me and friend. When I got back, he was chatting to two women. 'Vox is an archaeologist, he'll tell you all you want to know', he said. And then bailed.
They were two druids living in a protest camp on the Hill of Tara.
Here, Cathy Moore shows some artefacts found at Drumclay Crannog
If Cathy & her colleagues weren't so good, then the site would've had lots of Mystery Objects. Their knowledge means we get to know what they are!
Replying to @CathyMoore_Arch: Drumclay, probably the finest collection of early medieval and medieval wooden artefacts from Ireland. c.1000 objects…