A key goal for the conservation work at Blackfriary at Trim, County Meath, is to save the site from neglect and development. The program directors aim to emphasize the rich history of the site by offering educational programming, inviting local and non-local participation in excavations, and highlighting the economic benefits of the site as a tourist-attraction.
Director Stephen Mandal presented two lectures in Boston last week.
Archaeologists describe their innovative plan for the preservation of archaeological and architectural heritage within an urban green space by highlighting an ongoing project at Blackfriary in Trim, County Meath, Ireland.
The Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) will fund archaeological conservation and research efforts at two medieval sites in Ireland.