How field schools can cope with COVID-19

The arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020 brought field school activity to a halt in Ireland and elsewhere across the summer. Courses were cancelled, refunds were sent to disappointed students around the world, and we retreated into lockdown with our families in the hope of better times to come. We are now preparing […]

Why come to Galway? Five things to consider…

It’s a busy time of year for students, especially those considering studying abroad in the summer months, and many students of anthropology, archaeology and history are considering the various archaeological field schools around the world – but how should one choose? In this post, we’ll summarize the five important points to consider and tell you […]

Galway named as the friendliest city in Europe!

Boats, flags and people at Seafest, Galway

We were delighted to see that Galway was recently named as the friendliest city in Europe in the Condé Nast Traveller Readers’ Choice Awards 2020! We’ve been telling people about how nice it is to visit Galway for years, but this isn’t the first time our city has been recognised as a great place to […]