Laureen Buckley, 32 Ard Ri, Beamore Rd., Drogheda, Co. Louth Tele: 00 353 41 36048
Special Interests: palaeopathology, bronze age cremations, weapon wounds and trauma. Currently working on: have examined remains from over 100 Irish sites from all periods with the bulk of the material from Early Christian and Medieval periods. Currently working on cemetery site from Bettystown, Co Meath, containing Bronze age cists with inhumations and cremation and also late Iron Age burials.

Miriam Clyne, Templemartin, Craughwell, Co. Galway
Tele: 00 353 91 846193
Currently working on: At present preparing for publication a report on the human skeletal
remains from Holy Trinity Abbey, Lough Key, Co. Roscommon.

Una Cosgrave, c/o A.D.S. Ltd., Windsor House, 11 Fairview Strand, Fairview, Dublin 3.
Tele: 00 353 1 8531009
Fax: 00 353 1 8531036
Special interests: Non-metric traits.
Recently excavated 728 individuals of the early medieval period from an ecclesiastical
site in Stacumney townland Co. Kildare and 300 individuals from Augustine St. Dublin.

Jennie Coughian, 156 Applewood Hts., Greystones, Co. Wicklow.
Tele: 00 353 872805704
Fax: 00 353 1 6621767
Special interests: Violence and trauma represented through skeletal remains and/or unusual burial practices.
Currently working on: Employed in the analysis of a minimum number of 1550 individuals excavated by Margaret Gowen and Co., at Mount Offaly, Cabinteely Co. Dublin (Early Christian cemetery).

Maire Delaney, MB, Bch., BAO., Lecturer in Anatomy, Trinity College, Dublin 2. Tele: 00353 1 6081413
Special interests: bog bodies.
Involved with the excavation and investigation of human remains from archaeological contexts since the late 1960's. Excavated humain remains on numerous sites including Knowth, Co. Meath, High St. Dublin, Ballymacaward, Co. Donegal.
Reported on skeletal remains on numerous sites including, Aughinish Island, Co. Limerick, Marlinstown, Co. Westmeath, and Dublin Castle, Dublin.
Currently working on material from Innis Cealtra, Lough Derg, Co. Clare, an ecclesiastical site which includes adults of both sexes and infant (cillin) burials, a large Early Christian cemetrey from Rathfarnham, Co. Dublin, and on the incomplete remains of a bog body discovered in Autumn 1998 in Co. Offaly.
Am engaged in research for an M Phil. in Archaeology in University College Dublin.

Linda G. Lynch, Currane Village, Clondrohid, Macroom, Co. Cork. 00 353 26 42216.
Special interests: The practice of seperate burial in Historic Ireland, primarily through the analysis of the skeletal remains from cillini (sites for the disposal of unconsecrated burials, particularly of children).
Currently working on: Currently analysising 1550 (min) individuals excavated by Margaret Gowen and Co., from the Early Christian cemetery at Mount Offaly, Cabinteely, Co. Dublin.

Patricia Lynch, 10 Ashford Place, Dublin 7.
Tele: 00 353 87 2652201
Special interests: human and animal bone
Currently working on Early Christian remains from Omey Island and Prehistoric Remains
from Knockroe, Co. Kilkenny.

Clare Mullins, 39 Kerdiff Park, Naas, Co. Kildare Tele: 00 353 45 866043
Fax: as above
Special Interests: genetic variation and traits; also other non-pathological variations which may represent adaptions to environment.
Currently working on: Skeletal remains from St. Francis Abbey, Limerick and report on remains from site of Fraters Cruciferi, St Mary's, Limerick.

Eileen Murphy, 24 Lille Park, Finaghy, Belfast BT1O OLR
Tele: 01232620080
Email: Eileen.Murphy@dial.pipex.com
Special interests: Biocultural analysis of prehistoric Russian publications; analysis of Irish human and animal remains of all periods; animal palaeopathology; the Iron-Age; gender archaeology; heritage management.
Current work: Just completed PhD research at the Queen's University of Belfast. The title of my thesis was An Osteological and Palaeopathological study of the Scythian and Hunno-Sarmatian period populations from the cemetery complex of Aymyrlyg, Tuva, South Siberia.
Currently undertaking contract work on Irish human and animal remains. I have been invited by Dr. Jeannine Davis-Kimball of the Center for the Study of Eurasian Nomads, Berkeley University, California, to deliver a lecture series in the USA on my PhD research during February 1999. In the summer of 1999 I hope to be part of a team coordinated by Dr. David Anthony and Ms. Dorcas Brown of Hartwick College, New York, involved in the excavation and analysis of a corpus of Bronze Age skeletons in Samara, Russia.

Barra O'Donnabhain, Dept. of Archaeology, University College, Cork.
Tele: 00 353 21 904163
Fax: 00 353 21 272127
E-mail: barraod@ucc.ie
Special interests: Palaeopathology; biological distance, cremation; activity-induced pathology; palaeodietary reconstruction!
Currently working on: Writing up analysis of medieval burials from Ardfert, Co Kerry and Hiberno-Norse burials from the Wood Quay excavations.
Also writing up a biodistance study comparing medieval populations from a number of Irish sites.

Catryn Power, Department of Archaeology, University College, Cork.
Tele: 00353 21 276202
Fax: 00 353 21 275865
I am an archaeologist who specialises in paleopathology and physical anthropology. I have a B.A. in Archaeology and a Masters in Dental Anthropology. For the past ten years I have been teaching an undergraduate course on palaeodemography at UCC, as well as the Masters course in 'Methods and Techniques of Archaeological Practices'. I am a member of the British and International Palaeopathology Associations. I have analysed numerous skeletal assemblages from all Irish Periods. I regularly report on forensic cases.