A Viking Age maritime haven: a reassessment of the island settlement at Beginish, Co. Kerry

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dc.contributor.author Sheehan, John
dc.contributor.author Stummann Hansen, Steffen
dc.contributor.author Ó Corráin, Donnchadh
dc.date.accessioned 2016-08-18T11:34:16Z
dc.date.available 2016-08-18T11:34:16Z
dc.date.issued 2001-01
dc.identifier.citation Sheehan, J., Stummann Hansen, S. and Ó Corráin, D. (2001) 'A Viking-age maritime haven: a reassessment of the island settlement at Beginish, Co. Kerry,' Journal of Irish Archaeology, 10, pp. 93-119. en
dc.identifier.volume 10 en
dc.identifier.startpage 93 en
dc.identifier.endpage 119 en
dc.identifier.issn 0268-537X
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/3005
dc.description.abstract The results of O'Kelly’s excavations on Beginish Island are reassessed and it is proposed that there was a long-lived settlement there that functioned as a Viking-age maritime way-station. This re-evaluation is conducted in the light of recent scholarship on the nature of Scandinavian and Hiberno-Scandinavian settlement in Ireland and, in part, is based on the finds that have emerged on Beginish since the conclusion of the excavations there. The site is considered in the context of its location on the sea route that joined Hiberno-Scandinavian Cork with Limerick, and it is suggested that other such way-stations await. en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Wordwell Ltd; Institute of Archaeologists of Ireland en
dc.relation.uri https://www.jstor.org/journal/jirisarch
dc.rights © 2009 Wordwell Ltd; Institute of Archaeologists of Ireland. This is an authenticated version of an article that has been published in the Journal of Irish Archaeology. Vol. 10 (2001), pp. 93-119. en
dc.subject Beginish Island en
dc.subject Excavations en
dc.subject Hiberno-Scandinavian settlement en
dc.subject Ireland en
dc.subject Hiberno-Scandinavian Cork en
dc.subject Limerick en
dc.subject Ireland en
dc.subject Maritime way-station en
dc.subject Viking Ireland en
dc.subject Viking archaeology en
dc.title A Viking Age maritime haven: a reassessment of the island settlement at Beginish, Co. Kerry en
dc.type Article (peer-reviewed) en
dc.internal.authorcontactother John Sheehan, Archaeology, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. +353-21-490-3000 Email: jsheehan@archaeology.ucc.ie en
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dc.description.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.journaltitle Journal of Irish Archaeology en
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dc.internal.IRISemailaddress jsheehan@ucc.ie en

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