Table of Figures

Figure 1: Location map of all three case study areas

Figure 2: Bipolar flint cores from Waterford Harbour, typical for the small local flint pebbles

Figure 3: Fornaght strand, County Waterford, facing Waterford Harbour

Figure 4: Distribution and concentration of early prehistoric material in the Waterford Harbour area

Figure 5: Diagnostic later mesolithic flakes from Waterford Harbour (The one on the far right is made of chert)

Figure 6: Early prehistoric artefacts from the Barrow Valley made of local chert

Figure 7: Flint artefacts from the Barrow Valley; top: small flakes and blades made of local flint; bottom: a large later mesolithic flake of 'imported' flint

Figure 8: Carnlough beach, County Antrim; potentially one of the main sources of large pebble flint found in the Bann Valley and elsewhere in Ireland

Figure 9: Later mesolithic 'Bann Flake' found at Clogheen, Co. Kildare and made of flow banded rhyolite probably originating from the Tardee area of County Antrim

Figure 10: Middle Barrow Valley study area, showing fording points and prehistoric find locations

Figure 11: The confluence of the River Barrow and the River Greese near an ancient fording point that has produced mesolithic artefacts

Figure 12: Chalk rocks near Glenarm, County Antrim with bands of flint stretching across them.

Figure 13: Typical diagnostic later mesolithic flint objects from County Antrim.

Figure 14: Newferry, County Antrim a formerly important fording point of the River Bann. The mesolithic site is just off the picture to the right (on the river's eastern bank)


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