Irish Archaeological Field School

The Irish Archaeological Field School carried out a community excavation and 3 field school excavations in Ferns, as well as online training courses, an Aidan’s Monastery activity day, a schools and families engagement programme and the publication of a book entitled ‘Uncovering Medieval Ferns’.

You can find the reports at the bottom of the page.

Introduction to Ferns video

Discovering St Aidan’s Monastery

Clone Community Dig

Clone, Ferns Community Excavations 2019 - 2021

Ferns 2023 Excavation Wrap-up