The Periods of Ogam Usage

By David Stifter, Katherine Forsyth, Deborah Hayden, Nora White This is a revised excerpt from Stifter, White & Forsyth (2024: 218–221), which will appear in a volume edited by Alex Mullen and George Woudhuysen on 28 December this year (link here). In this article, we distinguish four more or less distinct periods of ogam usage… Continue reading The Periods of Ogam Usage

Oghams and the Roman Epigraphic Habit in late Iron Age and early Medieval Ireland; Guest blog by Karen Murad

We are grateful to Karen Murad for contributing a guest blog this month. She is currently working towards her PhD at University College Dublin, analyzing Ireland’s relationship with the Roman Empire and its impact on Ireland’s early Medieval social and political developments. Once finished, her goal is to marry her research interests with her background… Continue reading Oghams and the Roman Epigraphic Habit in late Iron Age and early Medieval Ireland; Guest blog by Karen Murad

The Stone Corridor – ogham stones at University College Cork (Part 2)       

Ogham stones in Stone Corridor ('Rúin na gCloch / Stories in Stone' exhibition), University College Cork (images by author).

By Dr Nora White, OG(H)AM’s Irish Postdoctoral Researcher In Part 1 of this blog post, I presented the first twelve ogham stones in the collection: six collected in the early 19th century (originally housed in the Royal Cork Institution) and another six from a single souterrain in the townland of Knockshanawee (Cnoc Seanmhaí, barony of… Continue reading The Stone Corridor – ogham stones at University College Cork (Part 2)