Here are some links of interest to sites
relevant to the Umha Aois project. They are those of past &
current participants & organising committee members, as well
as external site worth note.
Soderberg - Bronze Casting in the Viking Age (Participant on
the 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005 & 2006 projects. Very informative
& well worth the look)
Jeroen Zuiderwijk participated on the 2006 project. Plenty of examples
of succesful casts on this site, all authentically bronze age.
Lejre Centre for Experimental Archaeology has hosted Umha Aois projects
during 2008 and 2009. An outdoor historic parkland, well worth a
look if you are in their neighbourhood.
Leitrim Sculpture Centre, Manorhamilton hosted Umha Aois in 2009.
Located in the small town of Manorhamilton, north County Leitrim,
the Leitrim Sculpture Centre support innovation and understanding
in contemporary art by facilitating artists wishing to extend their
practice or knowledge.
are a Multi-Period Re-enactment, Living History and Experimental
Archaeology Group based in Munster, Ireland.
– The Umha Aois Projects as Interdisciplinary Research Environment
- Visual Artists Ireland News Sheet, Mar/Apr 2007, Article by Cordula
the Bronze Age: A Prehistoric Spearhead Comes to Life - Headland
Archaeology Blog, September 20th 2010, Spearhead reconstruction
undertaken by Umha Aois members James Hayes & Niall O'Neill
Ireland - They produce the best charcoal we have used on recent
projects in Ireland. Their main focus is producing charcoal as a
soil improver. Lough Derg Charcoal is made from locally sourced
timber within the environs of Lough Derg. Charcoal is made using
the retort method to ensure against pollution and to promote greater