Contact Details



Wexford Office

Killag

Duncormick

Co Wexford


Tipperary Office

Lagganstown Upper

Golden 

Co Tipperary


For a free quote contact Mick Drumm B.A., M.I.A.I.


        Licenced Archaelogist

Phone: 087 1689599

Fax: 062 61941

Email: wolfhoundarchaeology@gmail.com

Website: 

      www.wolfhoundarchaeology.ie



 


"We look after the past so you can build the future"

Wolfhound Archaeology believes in quality over quantity. Our core team is small but packs a big punch! In addition to our core team we have access to a pool of highly skilled Archaeology and Heritage professionals who regularly work with us on larger projects.

STAFF PROFILES:

 Mick Drumm BA, MIAI, Licensed Archaeologist

 

Mick Graduated from UCD in 1999 and has worked on a wide range of archaeological sites since then. He has directed archaeological excavations across Ireland since 2006 including the internationally significant Twomileborris site on the route of the N8/M8 road scheme. Mick has been a speaker at the NRA annual seminar in 2007 and 2010 and the IPMAG conference in 2011. He co-authored a paper presented at the international conference on Early Medieval Settlement in North West Europe in UCD in 2010. Mick is eligible to hold an excavation licence, a legal requirement to carry out archaeological excavations in the Republic of Ireland.




Publications

Ó Droma, M, ‘Two medieval coin hoards from recent excavation on road schemes in Co. Tipperary’. In Tipperary Historical Journal, (2012), Submitted and forthcoming.

Ó Droma, M “The Iron Age of the Cashel Bypass” in Seanda, NRA Archaeology magazine Issue 6 (2011)  Published on-line at www.nra.ie.

Hughes, J & Ó Droma, M ‘Finding the plot: urban and rural settlement in 13th century Cashel, Co. Tipperary’ in Archaeology and the National Roads Authority Monograph Series No. 7 (2011).

Johnston, P, Tierney, J & Drumm, M, ‘A Spade Mill and Lime Kiln excavated at Coololla, Co. Galway’. pp 4-12. In Journal of the Galway Archaeological and Historical Society. Volume No. 61: (2009).

Ó Droma, M, ‘Found! Ireland’s smallest castle’ in Seanda, NRA Archaeology Magazine Issue 3 (2008.)

Ó Droma, M, ‘Archaeological investigations at Twomileborris, Co. Tipperary.’ pp 45-58. In Roads, Rediscovery and Research; Archaeology and the National Roads Authority Monograph Series No. 5 (2008).


 

 

Joanne Hughes BA, MSc, Licensed Archaeologist



Joanne graduated from University College Dublin in 1994 with a degree in Archaeology and Greek & Roman Civilisation, and with an M.Sc. (Environmental Archaeology and Palaeoeconomy) from the University of Sheffield in 2001. Her working career began with the Office of Public Works (O.P.W.) as a tourguide at Brú na Bóinne, Ceide Fields and on the Rock of Cashel.

Joanne has been eligible to hold an archaeological excavation licence since 2002, and has directed numerous excavations since then.  She has presented the findings from her excavations at national and international conferences, and is a frequent speaker at local historical society events.  She has published widely (see below).

In recent years Joanne has joined Cashel’s Walled Towns committee and has enjoyed organising their programme for the annual national Walled Towns Day event. She has been actively involved in South Tipperary County Museum’s Heritage in Schools Projects.  Joanne’s training and background make her ideally placed to deliver heritage related educational and fun packages to schools, clubs, societies and at events nationwide.

 

Publications

Hughes, J. (2011) An update on Cashel’s earliest wooden artefacts. In Seanda Vol 6, pp.36. Published on-line at www.nra.ie

Hughes, J. (2011) Fragments from the Franciscan Friary. In Cashel and Rosegreen Journal 2011, compiled by Halla na féile . Vol 2, pp. 26-27. Lion Print, Cashel.

Hughes, J., & Ó Droma, M. (2011) Finding the Plot – Urban and Rural Cashel  in the Thirteenth Century.  NRA  Annual Seminar Proceedings,  Wordwell.

Hughes, J. (2011) Bagpuss of Cashel – the tale of a musical cat. Tipperary Historical Journal, Vol 13.

Hughes, J.  & Loughman, M. (2009) Archaeological Monitoring at Thurlesbeg. Boherlahan Dualla Historical Journal, Vol 12 pp. 111-120.

Hughes, J. & Farrelly, J. (2009) A Late Medieval to Early Modern Building at No. 1 Canopy Street & No. 9 Bank Place, Cashel. Tipperary Historical Journal.

Hughes, J. (2008) Cashel’s earliest wooden artefacts. In Seanda  Vol 3, pp. 33. Now available on-line at www.nra.ie

Hughes, J.  (2008)  Report on Archaeological Testing and Monitoring at Castlemoyle South. In  Meskill, Ryan & O’Dwyer (Eds.) Boherlahan Dualla Historical Journal.

Hughes, J. (2008) The Faunal Remains. In Stout, G. & Stout, M. Excavation of a secular cemetery at Knowth Site M, County Meath, and related sites in north-east Leinster. Wordwell

Hughes, J. (2005). Two Neolithic Structures in Granny Townland, Co. Kilkenny. In O’Sullivan, J. & Stanley, M. Recent Archaeological Discoveries on National Road Schemes 2004; p.25-47. Wordwell.

Hughes, J. & O’Brien, R. (2005) Report on Archaeological Testing at Synone Castle. In Meskell, Ryan & O’Dwyer (Eds.) Boherlahan Dualla Historical Journal. Vol.8, p.70-8. Tipperary

Hughes, J. (2002-2007) Summary Reports on 26 Archaeological Excavation Licences held by J.Hughes between 2002-2007. In Bennett, I. (Ed.) Excavations Bulletins. Wordwell. Also published on-line and accessible at www.excavations.ie

Hughes, J, & O’Brien, R. (2000) The Church of Ballykelly in the Parish of Boherlahan Dualla. In Meskill, P. & Ryan, M. (Eds.) Boherlahan Dualla Historical Journal. Vol 3, p.98-106. Tipperary.


Marcella Loughman BSc, HDip Hons Post-excavation Manager & Office Manager


Marcella graduated from UL in 1998 and gained a post graduate qualification in UCC in 2005. She has supervised on numerous archaeological sites in Ireland since 2005 including sites in Cork, Wexford, Galway and Tipperary. Marcella has written and contributed to numerous unpublished reports submitted to the DoEHLG. Marcella was the post-excavation manager for the N8 Cashel Bypass and N74 Link Road scheme.



Publications

Hughes, J.  & Loughman, M. (2009) Archaeological Monitoring at Thurlesbeg. Boherlahan Dualla Historical Journal, Vol 12 pp. 111-120.

 

 

In addition to our core team we have access to a pool of highly skilled Archaeology and Heritage professionals who regularly work with us on larger projects.

Contact us today for a FREE quote