following the exposure of the culverts during excavation, a crew including Catryn Power followed the route of the culverts in Cork City, another Venice of the north








1. Power, C. & O’Sullivan, V.R. 1981 ‘Surface contours of a neolithic mandible’ Irish Journal of Medical Science, 150 (2), 354.

2. Power, C. & O’Sullivan, V.R. 1983 ‘Interproximal abrasion grooves in medieval teeth from County Wexford, Proceedings of the Royal Microscopical Society, 18 (6): Supplement. 18-19.

3. Power, C., Ó’Donnabháin B. & O’Donnell, M.G. 1984 ‘A souterrain at Rhinecrew, Co. Waterford’ Decies, XX, 38-40.

4. Power, C. 1985 ‘Diet and Disease: evidence from the human dental remains in two Medieval Irish populations’, The Journal of Irish Archaeology, III, 49-53.

5. Power, C. & M. Doody, M. 1985 ‘A souterrain at Cornaveigh, near Youghal, Co.Cork’ Decies, XXIX, 40-43.

6. Power, C. 1986 ‘Anthropological studies on the dental remains from some Irish archaeological sites’ Ossa (International Journal for Skeletal Research), 12, 171-86.

7. Power, C. 1987 ‘Three souterrains in the Cork/Waterford region of Ireland’ The Bulletin of Subterranea Britannica, 23, 16-20.

8. Power, C., O’Sullivan V.R. & Fraher, J.P. 1987 ‘Some observations on occlusal attrition from two medieval Irish sites’ The Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 33 (Nos. 2, 3, & 4), 28-32.

9. Power, C. 1988 ‘Human mandible from Adamstown in Gowen, M. (ed) Three Irish gas pipelines: new archaeological evidence in Munster, Dublin, 195.

10. Power, C. & Doody, M 1988 ‘Archaeological excavations on Abbey Island, Darrynane, County Kerry’ Journal of the Kerry Archaeological and Historical Society, 21, 166-170.

11. Power, C. 1989 ‘Archaeological excavations at Glenbane’  Tipperary Historical Journal, 137-145.

12. Power, C. 1989 ‘The dental remains’ in Ivans, R.J. “Dunmisk fort, Carrickmore, Co.     Tyrone: excavations 1984-86 Ulster Journal of Archaeology, 52, 39-44, 65-73.

13. Power, C. 1990 ‘Dental Anthropology’ Archaeology Ireland, 4 (4), 26-28.

14. Power, C. & O’Sullivan, V.R. 1992 ‘Rickets in Nineteenth Century Waterford’ Archaeology Ireland, 6(1), 27.

15. Power, C. 1992 ‘Medieval Waterford – a possible case of syphilis’ Archaeology Ireland, 6(4), 20-21.

16. Power, C. 1992 ‘The cremated human remains from Curraheen, Co. Cork’ Digging Up Cork: archaeological excavations in Cork Cork, 10.

17. Power, C. 1992 ‘The examination of human remains from archaeological sites’ in Byrne, E. & Sleeman, M. Digging Up Cork: archaeological excavations in Cork. Cork, 24-25.

18. Power, C. 1991 ‘Report on the human skeleton, Robber’s Den, Co. Clare’ in Anderson, L. & McCarthy, M. ‘Report on an excavation at Robber’s Den Cave,  Ballynahowan, Co. Clare’ Irish Speleology: The Journal of Irish Caving, 14, 12.

19. Power, C. 1993 ‘Reconstructing patterns of health and dietary change in prehistoric skeletal remains from Ireland’ Ulster Journal of Archaeology, 56, 9-17.

20. Power, C. 1994 ‘A demographic study of the human skeletal populations from historic Munster’ Ulster Journal of Archaeology, 57, 95-118.

21. Power, C. 1995 ‘Excavations in Dungarvan – a medieval town wall?’ Tipperary Historical Journal, 183-206.

22. Power, C. 1995 ‘The dental remains’ in Cleary, R.M. ‘Later bronze age settlement  and prehistoric burials, Lough Gur, Co. Limerick’ Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, 95 (C), 1, Appendix III, 63-65.

23. Power, C. 1995 ‘The Human Skeletal Remains’ in Walsh, G. Archaeological Excavations on the Ballinrobe sewerage and sewage disposal scheme 1994. Mayo County Council Archaeological Series No. 3, Appendix V, 46-49.

24. Power, C. 1995 ‘A demographic sample in Hurley, M.F. & Sheehan, C.M. Excavations at the Dominican Priory, St. Mary’s of the Isle. 66-83. Cork.

25. Power, C. 1995 ‘118-120 North Main Street, Youghal’ in Nenk, B.S., Margeson, S. & Hurley, M.F. ‘Medieval Britain and Ireland in 1994 Medieval Archaeology, 39 (309), 267.

26. Power, C. 1996 ‘The College Grounds, Emmet Place, Youghal’ in Nenk, B.S.,      Margeson, S. & Hurley, M.F. ‘Medieval Britain and Ireland in 1995’ Medieval Archaeology, 40 (235), 295.

27. Power, C., Hughes, C. & Heylings, D.J.A. 1996  ‘Transverse (Harris) lines in Irish archaeological remains’ American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 101, 115-131.

28. Power, C. 1996 ‘Catalogue of skeletons’ in Hodkinson, B.J. Summary report on the excavations at St. Mary’s Cathedral, Limerick, 1992 Appendix I, North Munster Antiquarian Journal, 61-63.

29. Power, C. 1996 ‘A demographic sample’in Shee Twohig, E, Excavations at St.Saviour’s Dominican Priory, Limerick, Part II, North Munster Antiquarian Journal, 37, 82-87.

30. Power, C. 1997 ‘Clonmel excavations – 4: Human skeletal remains, Emmet St./Kickham St.’ Tipperary Historical Journal, 112-123.

31. Power, C. 1997 ‘The human remains from 19-20 Cove Street, Cork City’ Journal of the Cork Historical and Archaeological Society, 102, 79-88.

32. Power, C. 1997 ‘The human remains’ in Walsh, C. Archaeological Excavations at Patrick Street, Nicholas Street and Winetavern Street. 222-227. Dublin.

33. Power, C. 1997 ‘Human Skeletal Remains’ in Hurley, M.F. & Scully, O.M.B. Late Viking Age and Medieval Waterford: Excavations 1986-1992. 762-817.Waterford.

34. Power, C. 1997 ‘North Main Street/Castle Street, Cork’ in Nenk, B.S., Haith, C. & Bradley, J., ‘Medieval Britain and Ireland in 1996’, Medieval Archaeology, 41 (208), 303.

35. Power, C. 1998 ‘Dolphin Square, Youghal’ in I. Bennett (ed.), Excavations 1997, 14.

36. Power, C.  1998 ‘North Main St./Castle St./Adelaide St./Liberty St./Daunt Square/Paradise Place, Cork’ in I. Bennett (ed.), Excavations 1997, 10.

37. Power, C. 1999 ‘Human remains’ in O’Brien, W. Sacred Ground: Megalithic tombs in coastal south-west Ireland. Bronze Age Studies 4. Department of Archaeology, National University of Ireland, Galway, 131-133.

38. Power, C. 1999 ‘Blackpool, Cork’ in I. Bennett (ed.), Excavations 1998, 17.

39. Power, C. 1999 ‘Adelaide St./Kyle St./Liberty St./North Main Street, Cork’ in I. Bennett  (ed.), Excavations 1998, 15-17.

40. Power, C. 1999 ‘Human remains’ in Woodman, P.C., Anderson, E., and Finlay, Excavations at Ferritor’s Cove, 1983-1995: last foragers, first farmers in Dingle, Wordwell, Bray, 102-103.

41. Power, C. 2000 ‘Christchurch Lane/Hanover St./Kifts Lane/Little Cross St./St. Augustine St./St. Patricks Street/Emmet Place/Tuckey St, Cork in I. Bennett (ed.) Excavations 1999, 27-28.

42. Power, C. 2000 ‘Blackpool Bypass, Cork’ in I. Bennett (ed.) Excavations 1999, 26.

43.  Power, C. 2000, with Kenneth Wiggins and Valerie Higgins, Some observations on the dental remains from the Rathlin Burials: A rescue excavation on Rathlin Island, County Antrim, Ulster Journal of Archaeology, 59, 70.

44. Power, C. 2001 ‘Saint Mary’s of the Isle, Cork City’ in I. Bennett (ed) Excavations.

45. Power, C. 2002 ‘An Analysis of the human remains from Ballynoe’, in E. Cotter, The Medieval Church at Ballynoe, Journal of the Cork Historical and Archaeological Society, 127-132.

46. Power, C. 2003 Archaeology and the Blackpool Bypass: The Re-emergence of a Distillery, Inside Cork, Vol. 4, Issue 36, 14.

47. Power, C. 2003 Archaeology and the Blackpool Bypass: The Discovery of a Tannery, Inside Cork, Vol. 4, Issue 37, 14.

48. Power, C. 2003 Archaeology and the Blackpool Bypass: The Unearthing of a Mill, Inside Cork, Vol. 4, Issue 38, 16.

49. Power, C. 2004 Ye Queen’s Castell: its Discovery and Excavation, The Archive, Journal of the Northside Folklore Project, Issue 8, 17-18.

50.  Power, C. 2004 The Human Remains from Red Abbey Church, Journal of the Cork Historical and Archaeological Society, Vol. 109, 34-36.

51.  Power, C. 2005 Inventory of Human Remains, in E. Fitzpatrick, M. O’Brien & P. Walsh (eds) Archaeological investigations in Galway City, 1987-1998, 556-558

52. Power, C. 2006 Distilleries, Mills and Tanneries: The Industrial  Archaeology of the Blackpool Bypass, in Blackpool, in M.F. Hurley, G. Johnson & C. Brett (eds) Old Blackpool: An Historic Cork Suburb, 66-73.

53. Power, C. 1981 Tabula Gratulatoria in Irish Antiquity, ix-xvi.

54. Power, C. 2011. Medieval Medicine and Surgery in Medieval Cork, Journal of the Northside Folklore Archive, UCC.

55. Power, C. 2011. Tapeworm infestation in medieval Kerry, The Kerry Historical and Archaeological Journal.

56. Power, C. 2012. KILBONANE & KILNAGLORY, TWO HISTORIC CHURCHES AND GRAVEYARDS NEAR BALLINCOLLIG, TimesPast, Journal of the Muskerry Local History Society, Volume 10, pp 28-37.

57. Power, C. 2011. Paradise Castle: A long lost ‘Castle’ under North Main Street, in Cork City.

58. Power, C.  et al, 2017. Chapter 3, The Human Remains. In Eogan G, Excavations at Knowth Volume 6: the Passage Tomb Archaeology of the Great Mound at Knowth, Royal Irish Academy, 265-317.


  1.  Power, C. & O’Sullivan V.R. (June 1981) ‘Surface contours of a neolithic mandible’   Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland. Paper given in Dublin.
  2.  Power, C. (1983) ‘Interproximal grooving on teeth from Tintern Minor, Co. Wexford’ Irish Scanning  Electron Microscopy Association Papers. Paper given in Galway.
  3. Power, C. ‘Dental report on the sixteenth century human remains’ in the excavation report on Tintern, Co. Wexford (12 pages).
  4. Power, C. & O’Sullivan, V.R. (1988) ‘The occurrence of interproximal abrasion grooves in some Irish populations.’ in Olsen, S.L. (ed) Scanning Electron Microscopy in Archaeology B.A.R. International Series 452, 402-408. Paper given in London.
  5. Dental anthropology in Ireland’, NUI, Cork Archaeological Society, 1982.
  6. ‘Dental anthropology’, Association of Young Irish Archaeologists, Galway, 1983.
  7. ‘Human dental remains in archaeology’, Association of Environmental Archaeologists, Queen’s University Belfast, 1984.
  8. ‘Archaeological research in NUI, Cork’, Postgraduate Group NUI, Cork, 1984.
  9. ‘The occurrence of interproximal abrasion grooves in Irish populations’, Division of the International Association for Dental Research, Cork, 1985.
  10. Palaeopathology from human dental remains in archaeology’, Albrin Society, Youghal, April 1986.
  11. ‘Ancestral lifestyles in Viking and medieval Waterford’, Dungarvan Museum Society, November 1991.
  12. ‘Human skeletons in archaeology’, Irish Young Archaeologists Club, February 1993
  13. ‘Dungarvan’s Town Walls: History and Excavation’, Dungarvan Museum Society, March 1993.
  14.  ‘Bolgach Francach in Eirinn roimh Columbus’, Acadamh na Lianna, Spiddal, Co.Galway, May 1993.
  15. ‘Dead men do tell tales: the cremations from the passage tomb at Knowth, County Meath’, Ailbrin Society, Youghal, February 1994.
  16. ‘Shake hands with the past: human bones and archaeology’, Activate: Festival of Young Arts, Cork City, April 22 1994.‘Archaeology’, Youghal Foróige. October 26 1994.
  17. ‘The Greenland Mummies’, Archaeological Society, NUI, Cork, Nov. 9 1994.‘Bones, bodies and diseases’, Archaeology Certificate class, NUI, Cork, Nov. 23 1994.
  18. ‘Medieval Inuit Mummies from Arctic Greenland’, Youghal Heritage Society, March 1995.
  19. ‘Archaeology in Youghal’, Irish Countrywomen’s Association, Youghal, January 25th 1996.
  20. ‘The cremated human remains from Knowth, County Meath’, Burials and Bones Conference, Human and Animal Remains Discussion Group, Queens University of Belfast, Belfast, February 24th 1996.
  21. Digging up the Queen’s Castle in Cork City’, Youghal Heritage Society, March 3rd        1997.
  22. ‘Morphological traits in Dental Anthropology’, (with V.R. O’Sullivan), Human and Animal Remains Discussion Group, National University of Ireland, Cork, March 22nd 1997.
  23. ‘What’s under our feet? Excavations in Castle Street, Cork City’, Archaeological Society, National University of Ireland, Cork, April 21st 1997.
  24. ‘The archaeology of the North Main Street Drainage Scheme’, North Texas summer school students, National University of Ireland, Cork, July 15th 1997.’Rolling heads:Power, C. Medieval weapon injuries in Cork City, Heritage Week, County Hall, Cork, 2010.
  25. A ringfort in your garden: Kilmoney, Carrigaline, with Fiona Greene, Kilmoney Residents, Heritage Week, Carrigaline, 2010.
  26. Medieval Medicine and Surgery in Medieval Cork, Bandon Heritage Week, Ringforts in my garden, Iron age deities and my role as Cork County Archaeologist, The Ailbrin Society Youghal, February, 2011.






  1. Power, C. ‘Report on the Bronze Age/early Medieval human skeletal remains from Betaghstown, Co. Meath’ (28 pages).
  1. Power, C. ‘Report on the Iron Age/early Medieval skeletal remains from Knowth, Co. Meath’ (20 pages).
  1. Power, C. ‘Human remains from Ballyoughtery South, Ballyferritor, County Kerry’ (2 pages).
  1. Power, C. ‘Human remains from Napoleonic times from Lispatrick Lower, Old Head, Kinsale’ (2 pages).
  1. Power, C. ‘Stratification report on test pits at South Main Street, Youghal, May 1993’ (2 pages).
  1. Power, C. ‘Stratification report on test pits at 13 South Terrace, Cork City, June 1993’ (2 pages).
  1. Power, C. ‘Stratification report on test pits at Nos 5-9 Pope’s Quay, Cork City, July 1993’ (2 pages).
  1. Power, C. ‘Stratification report on test pits at Chapel Lane/Ashe Street, Youghal, December 1992’ (2 pages).
  1. Power, C. Stratification report on test pits at the Medieval/post-Medieval site at Cross Lane, Youghal. 1995 (4 pages).
  2. Dental remains from Wood Quay and Fishamble Street, Dublin.
  3. Power, C. ‘Stratification report on test pits at Seafield, Youghal, 1996’ (4 pages).
  4. Power, C. ‘The prehistoric and historic human skeletal remains from Killuragh Cave,   County Limerick’ (8 pages).
  5. Power, C. ‘Post-medieval human remains from Caherlehillan, County Kerry’ (2 pages).
  6. Power, C. ‘The post-medieval human remains from Pollacappal, County Mayo’ (9 pages).
  7. Power, C. The human skeletal remains from the region of Newe Tower, Galway City  (1 page).
  8. Power, C. ‘Some human remains from Medieval Grattan Street, Cork City’ (2 pages).
  9. Power, C. ‘Some human remains from Tuam, County Galway’ (2 pages).
  10. Power, C. ‘Summary on the Bronze Age dental remains from Rathlin Island, County Antrim’ (2 pages).
  11. Power, C. ‘Dental report on the human remains from Neolithic Poulnabrone, Co. Clare’ (8 pages).
  12. Power, C. ‘The human remains from the church site of Ballynoe, Co. Cork’ (2 pages).
  13. Power, C. ‘The human bones from Bronze Age Chancellorsland, County Tipperary’ (1 page). ?
  14. Power, C. ‘The human skeletal remains of a child from Corliss’ (4 pages).
  15. Power, C. ‘The cremated human remains from Bronze Age Mounthawk, County Kerry’ (9 pages).
  16. Power, C. The human remains from early Medieval Kill, near Bruree, County Limerick (5 pages).
  17. Power, C. A skeletal assemblage from Murgasty, County Tipperary: an osteological analysis (14 pages).
  18. Power, C. Cloghers: the cremated bone (4 pages).
  19. Power, C. An assemblage of human remains from Loughboy, County Kilkenny (2 pages).
  20. Power, C. Some human bone from Molagga, County Cork (1 page).
  21. Power, C. Human osteological remains from Fedamore, Co. Limerick (1 page).Power, C. 1997.
  22. ‘Cremated human remains from a bronze age archaeological site at Knockadea, County Limerick’ (6 pages).
  23. Power, C. ‘The human skeletal remains from Newchurch, Lough Gur, County Limerick’ (3 pages).
  24. Power, C. ‘Some cremated remains from a standing stone at Ballynagroomulia, County Cork’ (1 page).
  25. Power, C. ‘Report on the human skeletal remains from the Early Christian site at Cathedral Hill, Downpatrick, Co. Down’  (55 pages).


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