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Ranelagh, County Roscommon
Carrowkeel to Cambridge: Investigating the Origins of Sligo's Neolithic Ancestors    Dr Robert Hensey and Pádraig Meehan  
The talk will explore the work that has taken place at the 'Carrowkeel' passage tombs and has involved a five-person team. Pádraig Meehan and Robert Hensey were centrally involved with connecting the materials from the 1911 excavation at Carrowkeel to artefacts held in the LCHES in Cambridge, and of course the subsequent and varied analyses on same (incl. aDna, multi-isotope work, radiocarbon dating, osteological investigation). Pádraig and Robert will present initially on the materials in Cambridge and their connections to Sligo, followed by the results of the various analyses. We hope the results, including the aDna on six Neolithic people from Carrowkeel, should be hugely interesting.  8pm Friday Jan 25th Venue for all lectures :    8pm Sligo Institute of Technology Education Centre, IT Sligo Campus All are Welcome but €5 Charge for Non- Members  
Ranelagh, County Roscommon
SFC 2019 Lectures & Events Programme Jan 25th  Dr Robert Hensey   Carrowkeel to Cambridge: Investigating the Origins of                   & Pádraig Meehan                                            Sligo's Neolithic Ancestors                              Feb 8th              AGM                                                                                                                                               Feb 22nd  Mary Timoney     The Grave Memorials of Co.Roscommon              Mar 29th  Pat Quigley Casimir Markievicz: His Love Affair with Ireland                     Apr 26th Prof. Alan  Ford     The History of the History of the Reformation in Ireland                 May 15th Outing*     Dromore West Workhouse                   Jun 22nd Outing*     Ballina                                   Jul 17th Outing*       Boyle Abbey & King’s House                        Aug 17– 25th Heritage Week*      (Events TBA)             Sep 27th Phelim Brady          Michael Collins’s  Sligo Jail Journal, 2nd - 21st April 1918,  The Voice of the Big Fellow        Oct 11-12th 2019 Conference* Conference Weekend  Details to be Confirmed                    Oct 25th  Dr Críostóir MacCarthaigh  Samhain Traditions in Ireland                           Nov 29th Dr. James Bonsall New Archaeological Research at the Carrowmore Complex, Co. Sligo             & Dr. Marion Dowd Venue for all lectures :    8pm Sligo Institute of Technology Education Centre, IT Sligo Campus All are Welcome but €5 Charge for Non-Members7 * Full details will be announced throughout the year. Full lecture & event details plus any changes are updated on the SFC website & Facebook.