Fieldwork & Post-Excavation

Our consultants include highly experienced field archaeologists and excavation directors with the skills and experience needed to not only design investigation and mitigation strategies, but also to implement them. Along with our wider network of specialists, this allows us to offer fieldwork services including:

  • on-site management and supervision
  • archaeological monitoring
  • archaeological test trenching
  • archaeological excavation
  • archaeological site identification and assessment surveys
  • architectural surveys
  • geophysical surveys
  • osteoarchaeology (treatment of human remains)

Our consultants also have proven experience in the management of post-excavation work, including:

  • paleoenvironmental analysis
  • radiocarbon dating
  • finds management
  • artefact conservation

Recent Projects

N5 Ballaghaderreen to Scramoge Road Project

Stage (i) Testing

Role: Archaeological Contractor

Client: Roscommon County Council

AMS are currently undertaking Stage (i) and (ii) site works which commenced in June 2019. We are also currently undertaking Stage (iii) Archaeological Excavation of eighty-eight sites for this project.

N69 Listowel Bypass

View of back-filled Stage (i) trenches

Role: Archaeological Contractor

Client: Kerry County Council

AMS have now completed the Stage (i)/(ii) and (iii) on-site archaeological works for the N69 Listowel Bypass. These works commenced in November 2018 and were completed in August 2019. AMS are currently producing the Stage (iii) and (iv) excavation reports and undertaking post-excavation specialist analysis for this project.