Hear about the lives of the unnamed dead buried at the church of St Michael le Pole, near what may have been the site of the early Christian monastery of Duibh Linn.
Speaker: Edmond O'Donovan
Date: Tuesday, 17th July 2012. A series of monthly lunchtime lectures during 2012 at the Wood Quay Venue by the Friends of Medieval Dublin and Dublin City Council.
Edmond O'Donovan has been an archaeologist for the past 20 years. He graduated with an MA in Archaeology from UCD in 1994. He has published extensively on his excavations in Dublin City, including some very important excavations at Thomas Street, Golden Lane, Mount Gamble Hill. Ed's articles about his Thomas Street and Golden Lane excavations are available in Medieval Dublin IV and Medieval Dublin VIII respectively. Ed is currently the Director of Edmond O'Donovan & Associates which advises on archaeological and cultural heritage issues in Ireland. He has recently finished and is writing up a dig at Glendalough. In this talk Ed speaks about an excavation that he conducted of in the cemetery of St Michael le Pole, just south of Dublin city walls and near the site of Duibh Linn, the black pool which gave Dublin its name.