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Luxeuil Archeological Field School 2013 Luxeuil-les-Bains and Annegray, 31st June – 23rd August 2013.

The Columbanus’ Life and Legacy Project at the Moore Institute, NUI Galway, is delighted to announce details of the 2013 Luxeuil Archaeological Field School that will take place from the 31st July to the 23rd August. The Field School arises … Continue reading

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Examination of the Bobbio Reliquary/Chrismal

Central to the collection of the Museo della citta di Bobbio is a reliquary/chrismal of Irish origin discovered in a sarcophagus in the crypt of the Basilico di San Colombano in 1910 along with a quite eclectic range of objects … Continue reading

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Excavations at Osor, Island of Cres, Croatia.

Over the course of a week between the 18th and 25th of May Dr. Emmet Marron of the Columbanus’ Life and Legacy project had the opportunity to take part in excavations being carried out on the Monastery of St Peter, … Continue reading

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Geophysics at Bobbio

Teams from the Columbanus: Life and Legacy Project and the Department of Archaeology at the Università del Piemonte (Vercelli) combined in a geophysical survey at various locations in the town of Bobbio (May) where Columbanus founded what is arguably his … Continue reading

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Columbanus Project Receives Presentation

A decorated and inscribed slate was presented to the Columbanus: Life and Legacy Project on Tuesday 9th April 2013 by the Genoa-based  Italian cultural organisation Green Butterflies in recognition of our work on Columbanus. The presentation was made by an … Continue reading

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