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“What did Viking Dublin’s houses look like; how were they made and what were they made from?; After months of preparation, the Type 1 Viking Dublin House, in finally under way at UCD Centre for Experimental Archaeology and Material Culture…”

“In February 2015, I was invited by Patricia Gonsalves, Archery Technician on the ‘CW’s ARROW’ and director of Lykopis School of Archery, to Vancouver to give a lecture and workshop on Viking Archery and Bowmaking…”

“A Look inside our Experimental Archaeology and Ancient Technologies Module at University College Dublin -Objects have stories, lives, biographies… “

” I stood outside the barn and with both hands, pressed against its enormous red doors; the flakes of paint coming off and sticking to my fingers as I entered. The bow staves we ordered the previous year had arrived the day before I left Lofoten, but I was assured that they were now safely tucked away somewhere in the barn; ‘somewhere…”

Building my own bow making station in the ‘Living Quarter’ of the Chieftain’s Longhouse at Borg… (Read more)