Dublin city Archaelogical Archive/ 189-194 North King Street, Dublin 7 (98E0088)

Repository: Dublin City Archives

Identity Statement

TitleDublin city Archaelogical Archive/ 189-194 North King Street, Dublin 7 (98E0088)
Archive ReferenceIE DCLA/DCAA/04/01
Web Link to this Entryhttps://iar.ie/archive/dublin-city-archaelogical-archive-north-king-street-dublin-7
Creation Dates1999-2000
Extent Medium3 Boxes, 1 Outsize Folder


Creator(s): Irish Archaeological Consultancy Ltd.

  • Administrative History ↴

    Established in 1998, Irish Archaeological Consultancy Ltd. (I.A.C.) is a multidisciplinary archaeological practice with offices in Dublin and Waterford. Since it's foundation Irish Archaeological Consultancy Ltd. has evolved into one of Ireland’s most successful archaeological consultancy services employing a core staff of 30 archaeologists, surveyors and project managers and a field staff of up to 350 archaeologists. Irish Archaeological Consultancy Ltd. provides a comprehensive range of archaeological and built heritage services to the development industry. Clients include architects, planners, developers, local authorities, semi-state bodies and government departments. The archaeological excavation on this site took place between 13 September 1999 and 09 May 2000. The excavation was carried out under licence to Duchas-The Heritage Service and The National Museum of Ireland. Fieldwork and report production were undertaken by Irish Archaeological Consultancy Ltd. for Dublin Corporation, who initiated and funded the excavation. The site of the excavation is located north of the River Liffey in the historic parish of St.Michan's and the excavation, known as a 'rescue excavation', took place on a known 18th century urban cemetery. 469 articulated human remains and 134 disarticulated human remains were recorded. All artefacts and stratigraphy relate from the 18th to 20th centuries.
  • Archival History ↴

    Transferred by Irish Archaeological Consultancy Ltd. to Dublin City Archives on 09 July 2009
  • Immediate Source Acquisition ↴


Content & Structure

  • Scope & Content: Irish Archaeological Consultancy Ltd. ↴

    This collection contains archaeological excavation records from site No.189-194, North King Street, Dublin 7, licence 98E0088, by Irish Archaeological Consultancy Ltd. Includes report, photographs, slides, plans and drawings, site notebooks and context record sheets.

  • Appraisal Destruction ↴

    Permanent Retention
  • Accruals ↴

    Future accessions will include additional context sheets, skeleton sheets, osteo archaeology report, finds report and Director's final report.
  • Arrangement ↴

    Partially prepared in advance of transfer by Geraldine O’Callaghan, Dublin City Council archaeology intern. Further box lists amended and created by Paul Brett. Arranged by document type.

Conditions of Access & Use

Access Conditions Available to view by public who apply for research card in Dublin City Library and Archive Reading Room, 138-144 Pearse street, Dublin 2.
Conditions Governing ReproductionThe terms of the Copyright and Related Acts (2000) allows DCLA to provide photocopies of material for research purposes only. Publication by written permission from Irish Archaeological Consultancy Ltd. only.
Creation Dates1999-2000
Extent Medium3 Boxes, 1 Outsize Folder
Material Language ScriptEnglish
Characteristics Tech ReqSlide viewer required
Finding Aids Box list available on DCAA Database in Dublin City Library and Archive Reading Room. Archive Web Link →

Allied Materials

There are no Allied Materials

Descriptive Control Area

Archivist NotePaul Brett
Rules/ConventionsISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description, 2nd ed. Ottawa: International Council on Archives, 2000.
Date of Descriptions40049