Rock art articles to download

On August 11, 2013 by admin

Our first guided fieldtrip to the rock art at the Isle of Doagh will take place during this years Heritage Week. There are a few articles which might be of interest. The most important one is Maarten van Hoek’s “The Prehistoric Rock Art of County Donegal”

From the Ulster Journal of Archaeology, Third Series, Vol. 50 (1987), pp. 23-46
Part 1: Prehistoric Rock Art of Donegal p1

From the Ulster Journal of Archaeology, Third Series, Vol. 51 (1988), pp. 21-47
Part 2: Prehistoric Rock Art of Donegal p2

Another interesting paper is “Inscribed landscapes: contextualising prehistoric rock art in Ireland” by Blaze O’Connor, which also mentions the rock art at Doagh. Both volumes can be downloaded from the UCD website directly with figurers, plans and images in vol.2.

Consisting exclusively of rock art images is “The Cup-And-Ring Art Of The British Isles – A Birds-Eye View” by Maarten van Hoek.


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