Michael Gibbons: Field Archaeologist & Heritage Tourism Professional
Shane Joyce: Lead Researcher with the Marconi Project
Shane Joyce is a Clifden based engineer, with an interest in the Clifden Marconi station since childhood. Inspired by the intriguing concept of "Radio Archaeology", originally conceived by California based radio historian Bart Lee, he has been lucky enough to have been involved in a current project to revive the site as a Heritage destination.
Radio Archaeology in Ireland - The History and Archaeology of the Marconi Telegraph Station, Clifden, Connemara, 1905-1923 (Keynote Lecture)
Michael Gibbons, MIAI, former Co-Director of Sites and Monuments Record Office, OPW: former member of Heritage Council, Archaeology Committee: Member of Croagh Patrick Archaeology Committee. Special interest in Pilgrimage Landscapes and Seascapes. Recently completed an Preliminary Inter-Tidal Zone archaeological survey of Galway Coast, Project Archaeologist on the Marconi Telegraph Station.
For more information on Michael visit: walkingireland.com