Publications

Below, you’ll find my list of publications & presentations. If you’d like a personal copy of any of these, then drop me a line.

The majority of my publications are available in the usual online places

Peer Reviewed

Dowd, M., Lynch, L.G., Cassidy, L., Bonsall, J., Kahlert, T., Reimer, P., Svyatko, S., OCarroll, E., Reilly, E., Noonan, A. and Beglane, F. 2020. Neolithic engagements with the dead: mortuary processing on Bengorm Mountain in the North-west of Ireland. Oxford Journal of Archaeology. Wiley. https://doi.org/10.1111/ojoa.12206.

Bonsall, J. 2020. ‘Engaging the Community: The Kilcashel Landscape Project’. In Baker, C. (ed.) Partnership & Participation: Community Archaeology in Ireland. Wordwell.

Bonsall J. 2019. ‘Challenges of Working with Legacy Data from Detectorists: A Case Study in the Fabrication of Evidence’. In Sutherland T.L., Shiels D., Hughes G. and Sutherland S.H. (eds.) Conference Proceedings: Fields of Conflict, 2016; Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland http://fieldsofconflict.com/c_paper.php?id=31&act=full [Accessed 18 Sep 2019]

Bonsall, J. (ed.) 2019. New Global Perspectives on Archaeological Prospection. 366 pages. Archaeopress. Printed ISBN 9781789693065. Epublication ISBN 9781789693072.

Bonsall, J. 2019. ‘The 13th ICAP and the Importance of Archaeological Prospection in Ireland’. In J. Bonsall (ed.) New Global Perspectives on Archaeological Prospection. 13th International Conference on Archaeological Prospection, 28 August – 1 September 2019, Sligo – Ireland. Archaeopress, pp8-13.

Napora, K.G., Bonsall, J., Rathbone, S. & Thompson, V.D. 2019. ‘Geoarchaeological Analysis of a Dunefield Shell Midden Site in Carrowdough Townland, County Sligo, Ireland’. The Journal of Island & Coastal Archaeology, Volume 14, Issue 3, pp394-410. DOI: 10.1080/15564894.2018.1531332

Beglane, F., Bonsall, J., Nugent, L., Moran, J. & Meehan, H. 2018. ‘An oasis in the desert: the early ecclesiastical site of Disert, Co. Donegal’. Journal of Irish Archaeology, Volume XXVII, Wordwell, Dublin, pp57-79.

Brandherm, D., McSparron, C., Kahlert, T. & Bonsall, J. 2018. ‘Topographical and Geophysical Survey at Knocknashee, Co. Sligo – Results from the 2016 Campaign’. Emania 24 (2018), pp81-96.

Bonsall, J. & Moore, S. 2017. ‘The men and women behind the MASC Project (Monitoring the Archaeology of Sligo’s Coastline): engaging local stakeholder groups to monitor vulnerable coastal archaeology in Ireland’. In T. Dawson, C. Nimura, E. Lopez-Romero, M-Y. Daire (Eds.) Public Archaeology and Climate Change. Oxbow. pp62-71.

Bonsall, J. 2017. ‘Living in a post-workhorse world: observations learnt from rapidly acquired electromagnetic induction surveys in Ireland (…when magnetometry just won’t do…)’. In B. Jennings, C. Gaffney, T. Sparrow & S. Gaffney (Eds.) The Proceedings of the 12th International Conference of Archaeological Prospection, University of Bradford, United Kingdom, 12-16th September 2017, Archaeopress, pp28-30.

Schmidt, A., Fry, R., Parkyn, A., Bonsall, J. & Gaffney, C. 2017. ‘When the time is right: the impact of weather variations on the contrast in earth resistance data’. In B. Jennings, C. Gaffney, T. Sparrow & S. Gaffney (Eds.) The Proceedings of the 12th International Conference of Archaeological Prospection, University of Bradford, United Kingdom, 12-16th September 2017, Archaeopress, pp218-219.

Bonsall, J. & Dowd, M. 2017. ‘Emerging from the waves: a Late Bronze Age intertidal saltwater fulacht fia at Coney Island, Co. Sligo’. Journal of Irish Archaeology XXIV (2015), Wordwell. Dublin. pp79-95.

Bonsall, J., Chapple, R.M. and Gimson, H. 2017. ‘Scouting for Boys: Prospection and Autoethnography Methods to Map the Archaeology of a Jamboree’. In F. Beglane (Ed.) Gatherings: Past and Present. BAR S2832. British Archaeological Reports Ltd, pp62-71.

Bonsall, J. and Gaffney, C. 2016. ‘Change is Good: Adapting Strategies for Archaeological Prospection in a Rapidly Changing Technological World’ in F. Boschi (Ed.) Looking to the Future, Caring for the Past: Preventive Archaeology in Theory and Practice. Bononia University Press. Bologna, pp41-58.

Boschi, F., Bonsall, J., Carluccio, R., Catanzariti, G., Dabas, M., Grosman, D., Lepore, G., Morelli, G., Nicolosi, I. & Venanzoni, I. 2016. ‘Studying an ancient settlement with non-invasive techniques. Integrated aerial and geophysical surveys at Civitalba (Marche)’ in F. Boschi (Ed.) Looking to the Future, Caring for the Past: Preventive Archaeology in Theory and Practice. Bononia University Press. Bologna, pp275-300.

Gaffney, C., Harris, C., Pope-Carter, F., Bonsall, J., Fry, R. and Parkyn, A. 2015. ‘Still Searching for graves: an analytical strategy for interpreting geophysical data used in the search for “unmarked” graves’. Near Surface Geophysics, Volume 13(6), European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers. DOI: 10.3997/1873-0604.2015029., pp557-569.

Bonsall, J., Gaffney, C., Armit, I. 2015. ‘You know it’s summer in Ireland when the rain gets warmer: Analysing repetitive timelapse earth resistance data to determine ‘optimal’ survey climate conditions’. Archaeologia Polona, Volume 53, Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology, Polish Academy of Sciences, pp623-644.

Harris, C., Gaffney, C., Pope-Carter, F., Bonsall, J., Fry, R. and Parkyn, A. 2015. ‘High Royds: An integrated, analytical approach for mapping the unmarked burials of a pauper cemetery’. Archaeologia Polona, Volume 53, Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology, Polish Academy of Sciences, pp467-471.

Bonsall, J. and Moore, S. 2015. ‘The Men and Women behind the MASC Project (Monitoring the Archaeology of Sligo’s Coastline): Engaging local stakeholder groups to monitor vulnerable coastal archaeology in Ireland’. Session on ‘Engaging the Public with Archaeology Threatened by Climate Change’. In L. Campbell (ed.) Abstracts of the Oral and Poster Presentations, 21st Annual Meeting of the European Association of Archaeologists, 2-5 September 2015, University of Glasgow, Scotland, p405.

Bonsall, J. and Russell, I. 2014. ‘Physical environment and Geophysics: Archaeological Geophysical Survey’ in Russell I and Hurley MF (eds.), Eogan J (Exec. Ed). Woodstown: A Viking Age Settlement in County Waterford. Four Courts Press, pp24-27.

Bonsall, J. 2014. A reappraisal of archaeological geophysical surveys on Irish road corridors 2001-2010. Thesis submitted for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy, Archaeological and Environmental Science, School of Life Sciences, University of Bradford.

Bonsall, J., Gaffney, C. and Armit, I., 2014. Preparing for the future: A reappraisal of archaeo-geophysical surveying on National Road Schemes 2001-2010. University of Bradford report for the National Roads Authority. pp1-151.

Bonsall, J., Gaffney, C. and Armit, I., 2014. ‘A Decade of Ground Truthing: Reappraising Magnetometer Prospection Surveys on Linear Corridors in light of Excavation evidence 2001-2010’ in Kamermans H, Gojda M and Posluschny AG (eds) A Sense of the Past: Studies in current archaeological applications of remote sensing and non-invasive prospection methods. BAR International Series 2588. Archaeopress, Oxford. pp3-17.

Bonsall, J., Fry, R., Gaffney, C., Armit, I., Beck, A. and Gaffney, V. 2013. ‘Assessment of the CMD Mini-Explorer, a New Low-frequency Multi-coil Electromagnetic Device, for Archaeological Investigations’ Archaeological Prospection, Volume 20, Issue 3, July-September 2013, doi: 10.1002/arp.1458.

Bonsall, J., Gaffney, C. and Armit, I. 2013. ‘Back and forth: paving the way forward by assessing 10 years of geophysical surveys on Irish road schemes’, Futures and Pasts: archaeological science on Irish road schemes (eds. Kelly, B., Roycroft, N. & Stanley, M.), Dublin.

Bonsall, J., Gaffney, C., Sparrow, T. & Armit, I. 2013. ‘Multi Depth Electromagnetic Surveys in Ireland: Increasing our chances of detecting archaeological features’. In Neubauer W, Trinks I, Salisbury RB and Einwögerer C (eds) Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Archaeological Prospection. Vienna, Austria.

Bonsall, J., Fry, R., Pope-Carter, F., Gaffney, C. and Armit, I. 2013. ‘Mapping Prehistoric Wooden Trackways using Time Domain Induced Polarisation’. In Neubauer W, Trinks I, Salisbury RB and Einwögerer C (eds) Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Archaeological Prospection. Vienna, Austria.

Bonsall J., Gaffney, C., Armit, I. 2013. ‘Digging the Dirt: Ground Truthing, Feedback and Statistics from Irish Magnetometer Surveys’. In Neubauer W, Trinks I, Salisbury RB and Einwögerer C (eds) Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Archaeological Prospection. Vienna, Austria.

Bonsall, J., Gaffney, C. & Armit, I. 2011. ‘Magnetic surveys are failing to find Archaeology: An analysis of legacy data from the West of Ireland’, Archaeological Prospection Extended Abstracts, (Eds. Drahor, M.G. & Berge, M.A.), International Society for Archaeological Prospection (ISAP), Center for Near Surface Geophysics and Archaeological Prospection (CNSGAP) of Dokuz Eyül University, Izmir, Turkey, Archaeology and Art Publications, pp58-64

Bonsall, J., Gaffney, C. & Armit, I. 2011. ‘Long & Winding Roads: Reappraising 170 Geophysical Surveys from 71 Irish Road Schemes’, Archaeological Prospection Extended Abstracts, (Eds. Drahor, M.G. & Berge, M. A.), International Society for Archaeological Prospection (ISAP), Center for Near Surface Geophysics and Archaeological Prospection (CNSGAP) of Dokuz Eyül University, Izmir, Turkey, Archaeology and Art Publications, pp97-98

Bonsall, J. 2007. ‘The study of small finds at the 1644 Battle of Cheriton’ Journal of Conflict Archaeology 3, 29-52. Brill: Leiden.

Bonsall, J. 2007. ‘The Study of Small Finds at the 1644 Battle of Cheriton’ in T. Pollard & I. Banks (eds.) Scorched Earth; Studies in the Archaeology of Conflict, 29-52. Brill: Leiden.

Non-Peer Reviewed

Dowd, M. & Bonsall, J. 2020. ‘The Carrowmore Conundrum’. Archaeology Ireland, 34(1), Spring 2020, 21-25.

Dowd, M., Beglane, F., Bonsall, J., Markley, S., Moore, S. and Read, C. 2020. ‘The past in the present: archaeology at IT Sligo’. Of what is past, or passing, or to come: Institute of Technology, Sligo: Fifty Years, commemorative volume.

Bonsall, J., Pickartz, N., Jetzinger, D., Garcia, E., Curran, S., Green, G., Oikonomou, D. & Simirdanis, K. 2019. ‘Impressions from ICAP2019, Sligo, Ireland’. ISAP News, Issue 57, November 2019.

Brandherm, D., McSparron, C., Kahlert, T., Bonsall, J., Wilkinson, A. & Kytmannow, T. 2018. ‘The hill of the fairies’. Archaeology Ireland, Autumn 2018.

Brandherm, D., McSparron, C., Boutoille, L., Kahlert, T. & Bonsall, J. 2018. ‘Prehistoric hilltop settlement in the west of Ireland’. PAST – The Newsletter of the Prehistoric Society 89 (2018), pp1-3.

Bonsall, J. 2016. ‘Dúnán Padraig – the Midden Island of Sligo Bay’. The Standing Stone. http://www.thestandingstone.ie/2016/03/guest-post-dunan-padraig-midden-island.html

Rathbone, S. & Bonsall, J. 2016. ‘Analysis of low cost methods for assessing Signal Defensible Guardhouses in challenging environments across North West Ireland’, IAI Newsletter, Series 2, Issue 14, Winter 2016, 30 January 30 2016.

Bonsall, J. 2015. ‘Fun with Flags! Mapping the Landscape with a Smartphone’ The MASC Project. https://themascproject.wordpress.com [Published 9th October 2015].

Bonsall, J. 2015. ‘Martina’s Midden: Beach Clean results in Archaeological Discovery by a Citizen Scientist!’ The MASC Project. https://themascproject.wordpress.com [Published 1st June 2015].

Bonsall, J. 2014. ‘The grass is always greener on the other side: peering over the Anglo-Irish fence at CAGS2014’, ISAP News, Issue 38, April 2014.

Bonsall, J. 2013. ‘Archaeological Prospection Conference 2013: The Twitter Review’, ISAP News, Issue 36, August 2013.

Bonsall, J., Sparrow, T., Gaffney, C., Armit, I. & Swan, R.  2013.  ‘Underground, overground’, Seanda, No. 8, 14–15.

Bonsall, J., Gaffney, C. & Armit, I. 2013. ‘Irish Archaeological Geophysical Survey Database launched online’, ISAP News, Issue 35, May 2013.

O’Brien, R., Gimson, H. & Bonsall, J. 2011. ‘Revealing Royal Rathnadrinna’, Current Archaeology, Issue 259, October 2011, 26-33.

Bonsall, J.  2011.  ‘Ten years of archaeogeophysics’, Seanda, No. 6, 38–9.

Bonsall, J. 2010. ‘New Research: NRA Review Ten Years of Geophysical Survey Data’, IAI Newsletter, Series 2, Volume 4, Autumn 2010, 19 November 2010.

Bonsall, J., Gaffney, C. & Armit, I. 2010. ‘University of Bradford Awarded Irish Research Fellowship to Review 10 Years of Geophysical Data from Road Schemes’, ISAP News, Issue 25, October 2010.

Bonsall, J. & Gimson, H. 2004. ‘Geophysical Perspectives in Archaeology’, Archaeology Ireland, 18.3, 22-25. Wordwell: Bray.

Bonsall, J. 2004. ‘A Review of the GAI Archaeo-Geophysics Seminar, Dublin’, ISAP News, Issue 2, August 2004.

Bonsall, J. 2000. ‘Humanity’s power against the force of nature: An undergraduate essay’ World Archaeological Bulletin Volume 11, 110-116, World Archaeological Congress, University of Queensland, Brisbane.

Conference Papers, Seminars, Lecture Series & Posters

Bonsall, J. and Dowd, M. 2019. ‘New archaeological research at the Carrowmore complex, County Sligo’. Lecture to the Sligo Field Club, Sligo Education Centre, Sligo, Ireland. 29 November 2019.

Harding, R., Fitch, S., Bates, R., Bates, M., Bonsall, J. and Gaffney, V. 2019. ‘Revealing the lost landscapes of Cardigan Bay, Wales: mapping the Holocene transgression using parametric echosounder data’. From the North Sea Lowlands to the Celtic Edge: Reconstructing Interconnected Environments for the Past 500 KYRS, Utrecht, The Netherlands, 18-20 November 2019.

Schmidt, A., Fry, R., Parkyn, A., Bonsall, J. & Gaffney, C. 2019. ‘Predicting the contrast in earth resistance data from weather observations’. SAGA Workshop 1, Prague, Czech Republic, 30 September – 1 October 2019.

Bonsall, J. 2019. The 13th ICAP and the Importance of Archaeological Prospection in Ireland. 13th International Conference on Archaeological Prospection, 28 August – 1 September 2019, Sligo – Ireland.

Harding, R., Fitch, S., Gaffney, V., Bates, R., Bates, M. and Bonsall, J. 2019. ‘Lost Frontiers: Mapping the archaeological potential of submerged Holocene landscapes using multi-scale geophysical and borehole data’. Session on – Integration of seismic geomorphology, stratigraphy and borehole data in palaeo-environmental reconstruction. European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2019, Austria Center Vienna, Austria, 9 April 2019.

Bonsall, J. 2019. ‘Geophysics and Drones for Community Archaeology’, Communities Caring for Monuments Seminar, Sligo Park Hotel, Sligo, 15 March 2019.

Bonsall, J. 2018. ‘Recent Research along Sligo’s Wild Atlantic Coastline’, National Monuments Service Staff Conference, Glasshouse Hotel, Sligo, 16 May 2018.

Bonsall, J., Davis, E., Gearey, B., Bates, M., Bates, R., Gaffney, V., Allaby, R., Fitch, S. and Murgatroyd, P. 2018. ‘Mapping the Palaeolandscape Beneath the Irish Sea’. Institute of Archaeologists of Ireland Annual Conference, Clayton Hotel, Sligo, 23-24 March 2018.

Bonsall, J. 2017. ‘Living in a post-workhorse world: observations learnt from rapidly acquired electromagnetic induction surveys in Ireland (…when magnetometry just won’t do…)’. In B. Jennings, C. Gaffney, T. Sparrow & S. Gaffney (Eds.) The Proceedings of the 12th International Conference of Archaeological Prospection, University of Bradford, United Kingdom, 12-16th September 2017.

Schmidt, A., Fry, R., Parkyn, A., Bonsall, J. & Gaffney, C. 2017. ‘When the time is right: the impact of weather variations on the contrast in earth resistance data’. In B. Jennings, C. Gaffney, T. Sparrow & S. Gaffney (Eds.) The Proceedings of the 12th International Conference of Archaeological Prospection, University of Bradford, United Kingdom, 12-16th September 2017.

Bonsall, J. & Foard, G. 2016. ‘Challenges of Working with Legacy Data from Detectorists: A Case Study in the Fabrication of Evidence’. 9th Biennial Fields of Conflict Conference. 22-25 September 2016. Trinity College Dublin.

Bonsall, J. 2016. ‘Metal Detectors: How, Why and Where? Methodologies and Case Studies’, An Introduction to the Practice and Value of Metal Detection for the Archaeological Profession in Ireland, CPD Course, Institute of Archaeologists of Ireland, 29 July 2016.

Bonsall, J., Fry, F., Gaffney, C., Pope-Carter, F. & Armit, I. 2016. ‘Overcoming Methodological Challenges for the Geophysical Prospection of Wooden Trackways: An example from Edercloon, Ireland’. WARP30: Wetland Archaeology Research Project. 30th Anniversary Meeting. 28 June – 2 July 2016. School of Archaeological Sciences, University of Bradford.

Bonsall, J. 2016. ‘Kissed by the Waves’. Achill Archaeological Field School, Achill Island Archaeology Centre, Achill Island, County Mayo, 14 June 2016.

Bonsall, J. 2016. ‘Bronze Age Cist Burial Site at Bunowen, Louisburgh’. Clean Coasts Roadshow, 19 May 2016, Mulranny Park Hotel, Mulranny, Co. Mayo, Ireland.

Rathbone, S. and Bonsall, J. 2016. ‘Looking for a pointless answer? Archaeological contributions to the understanding of Signal Tower sites of known date and function’. A Matter of Time, Institute of Archaeologists of Ireland 2016 Conference, Menlo Park Hotel, Galway, 29-30 April 2016.

Napora, K., Bonsall, J. and Rathbone, S. 2016. ‘Geoarchaeology of a Dunefield Shell Midden Site in County Sligo, Ireland’. 81st Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Orlando, Florida, USA, 6-10 April 2016.

Bonsall, J. 2015. ‘Archaeology of Kilcashel’. Lecture for the Kilmovee Winter Lecture Series, Kilmovee, Co. Mayo, 15 December 2015.

Bonsall, J. 2015. ‘The Institute of Archaeologists of Ireland’. Lecture to the Stones & Bones Archaeological Society, Institute of Technology Sligo, Sligo, 10 December 2015.

Bonsall, J. and Moore, S. 2015. ‘Take a Picture – It Will Last Longer: Use of Low-cost Photogrammetry to Record Vulnerable Coastal Archaeology’. Session on ‘Data Capture, Representation and Reconstruction (Part 2)’, at the Virtual Heritage Network Ireland Conference, Maynooth University, 19-21 November 2015, Book of Abstracts, p29

Harris, C., Gaffney, C., Pope-Carter, F., Bonsall, J., Fry, R. and Parkyn, A. 2015. ‘High Royds: An integrated, analytical approach for mapping the unmarked burials of a pauper cemetery’. 11th International Conference on Archaeological Prospection, University of Warsaw, Poland, 15-19 September 2015

Bonsall, J., Gaffney, C., Armit, I. 2015. ‘You know it’s summer in Ireland when the rain gets warmer: Analysing repetitive timelapse earth resistance data to determine ‘optimal’ survey climate conditions’. 11th International Conference on Archaeological Prospection, University of Warsaw, Poland, 15-19 September 2015

Bonsall, J. and Moore, S. 2015. ‘The Men and Women behind the MASC Project (Monitoring the Archaeology of Sligo’s Coastline): Engaging local stakeholder groups to monitor vulnerable coastal archaeology in Ireland’. Session on ‘Engaging the Public with Archaeology Threatened by Climate Change’. 21st Annual Meeting of the European Association of Archaeologists, 2-5 September 2015, University of Glasgow, Scotland

Bonsall, J. and Moore, S. 2015. ‘Surf ‘n’ Turf: Archaeological Discoveries by Citizen Scientists Strolling along the Beach’. Citizen Science and GIS Training School. National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland, 21-23 August 2015

Bonsall, J. 2015. ‘There’s always a Secret Tunnel: Folklore, Fact and Fiction in the Kilcashel Landscape Project’, Stones and Bones Academic Research Conference, Institute of Technology Sligo, Sligo, Ireland, 17 April 2015

Dowd, M. & Bonsall, J. 2015. ‘Liminality, Lovers and lunch: excavation of a probable fulacht fiadh on Coney Island’, Stones and Bones Academic Research Conference, Institute of Technology Sligo, Sligo, Ireland, 17 April 2015

Bonsall, J. and Moore, S. 2015. ‘Introducing the MASC Project – Monitoring the Archaeology of Sligo’s Coastline’. Clean Coasts Roadshow, 19 March 2015, Sligo Yacht Club, Rosses Point, Co. Sligo, Ireland.

Bonsall, J. 2014. ‘Archaeology around the lakes of Claremorris’, Heritage Week, 28 August 2014, Mayfield Community Building, Claremorris, Co. Mayo, Ireland.

Bonsall, J. & Loughlin, T. 2014. ‘Reduce, recycle, reconstruct: resurrecting the architecture and landscape of Great Connell Priory, Newbridge, Co. Kildare’, Irish Conference of Medievalists, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland, 2 July 2014

Bonsall, J., Gaffney, C., Armit, I. and Swan, R. 2014 ‘Tales from Across the Water: Analysing the Irish Experience of Geophysical Surveys’, Commercial Archaeological Geophysics Seminar, Bradford Centre for Archaeological Prospection, University of Bradford, Bradford, UK, 14 March 2014

Bonsall, J., Gaffney, C., Gaffney, V., Gimson, H., Chapple, R.M. & Neubauer, W. 2013 ‘Tonight we’re going to party like it’s 1985! The Archaeology of Festivals in Geophysical Data’, Archaeology of Gatherings, IT Sligo, Sligo, Ireland, 26 October 2013

Bonsall, J., Gaffney, C., Sparrow, T. & Armit, I. 2013 ‘Multi Depth Electromagnetic Surveys in Ireland: Increasing our chances of detecting archaeological features’, 10th International Conference on Archaeological Prospection, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna, Austria, 30 May 2013

Bonsall, J., Fry, R., Pope-Carter, F., Gaffney, C. and Armit, I. 2013 ‘Mapping Prehistoric Wooden Trackways using Time Domain Induced Polarisation’, 10th International Conference on Archaeological Prospection, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna, Austria, 30 May 2013

Bonsall J., Gaffney, C., Armit, I. 2013 ‘Digging the Dirt: Ground Truthing, Feedback and Statistics from Irish Magnetometer Surveys’, 10th International Conference on Archaeological Prospection, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna, Austria, 30 May 2013.

Bonsall, J., Gaffney, C. & Armit, I. 2013 ‘I would walk Ten Thousand Miles: What have we learnt from Geophysical Legacy Data collected on road schemes?’, The Legacy of Development-Led Archaeology, Institute of Archaeologists of Ireland Spring Conference, Pearse Hotel, Dublin, Ireland, 6 April 2013

Bonsall, J., Gaffney, C. & Armit, I. 2012 ‘Did we find anything? Feedback and Statistical Analysis of Ground Truthed Magnetometer Data’, Recent Work in Archaeological Geophysics, Near Surface Geophysics Group, The Geological Society, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London, 4 December 2012

Bonsall, J., Gaffney, C., Sparrow, T. & Armit, I. 2012 ‘Multi Depth Electromagnetic Survey – Changing the way we prospect for archaeology?’, Recent Work in Archaeological Geophysics, Near Surface Geophysics Group, The Geological Society, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London, 4 December 2012

Bonsall, J., Gaffney, C. & Armit, I. 2012 ‘What Lies Beneath: Identifying buried archaeology before road construction using non-destructive geophysical methods’, Transport Research Arena 2012 Conference, Athens, Greece

Bonsall, J., Gaffney, C. & Armit, I. 2011 ‘Magnetic surveys are failing to find Archaeology: An analysis of legacy data from the West of Ireland’, 9th International Conference on Archaeological Prospection, Dokuz Eylul University, Izmir, Turkey, 21 September 2011

Bonsall, J., Gaffney, C. & Armit, I. 2011 ‘Long & Winding Roads: Reappraising 170 Geophysical Surveys from 71 Irish Road Schemes’, 15 minute Poster Presentation, 9th International Conference on Archaeological Prospection, Dokuz Eylul University, Izmir, Turkey, 21 September 2011

Bonsall, J. 2011 ‘A Brief History of Archaeological Geophysics in Ireland’, Achill Archaeological Field School, Achill Island Archaeology Centre, Achill Island, County Mayo, 2nd August 2011.

Bonsall, J. 2011 ‘4 Months of Research: Overview, Findings and Suggestions’, NRA Archaeology Section Meeting, St. Martins House, Waterloo Road, Dublin, 3rd February 2011.

Bonsall, J. 2010 ‘Magnetic Fields: The Irish Problem’, Geoarchaeological Soils Research Group, Department of Archaeological Sciences, University of Bradford, 17 November 2010.

Bonsall, J., Gaffney, C. & Armit, I. 2010 ‘Ten Seasons of Geophysics: Reappraising the use of Geophysical Surveys on National Road Scheme Excavations 2001-2010, before, during and after’, A Season of Excavation: Before, During and After, Institute of Archaeologists of Ireland, Autumn Conference, Days Hotel, Belfast, 5-6 November 2010.

Barton, K. & Bonsall, J. 2010 ‘Wetland Geophysics: Some Applications in Irish Archaeological Settings’, Lecture for Dept of Archaeology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology study visit to Ireland, Westport Inn, Westport, Co. Mayo, 13 March 2010.

Barton, K., Bonsall, J. & Gimson, H. 2010 ‘Wetland Geophysics: Some Applications in Irish Archaeological Settings’, Wetland Archaeology in Ireland and Beyond, University College Dublin, 6-7 February 2010.

Bonsall, J. & O’Brien, R. 2009 Geophysical Investigations in the Royal Fort of Rathnadrinna, Cashel, Co. Tipperary, Old Cashel Society, Cashel Library, 25 November 2009.

O’Brien, R. & Bonsall, J. 2009 ‘Geophysical Investigations in the Royal Fort of Rathnadrinna, Cashel, Co. Tipperary’, Current Research in Irish Archaeology, Institute of Archaeologists of Ireland, Autumn Conference, Jury’s Hotel, Cork, 6-7 November 2009.

Barton, K., Bonsall, J. & Gimson, H. 2009 ‘Multi-method Geophysical Survey Reveals Some Secrets of the Stones’, Clonmacnoise Studies 3, Clonmacnoise National School, 3 October 2009.

Bonsall, J. 2008 ‘Beep, Beep, Beep – A Short History of Archaeological Geophysics in Ireland’, Poster Session, Advances in technical methods in Irish archaeology, Institute of Archaeologists of Ireland, Autumn Conference 2008, Clarion Hotel, Sligo, 17-19 October 2008.

Bonsall, J., Gimson, H., Barton, K., Stenvik, L., Birgisdóttir, B. & Sæther, T. 2008 ‘Geophysics and Archaeology: 2D & 3D Methods of Investigation applied to Archaeological Sites in Norway’ Poster Session, 9th Nordic Conference on the Application of Scientific Methods in Archaeology – SMIA, National University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway, 11-14 September 2008.

Barton, K., Bonsall, J. & Gimson, H. 2008 ‘Investigating enclosures: one geophysical tool or many?’, World Archaeology Congress 6, University College Dublin, 29 June to 4 July 2008.

Bonsall, J., Gimson, H., Barton, K. & Brockman, A. 2008 ‘Conflict Archaeology: Archaeological Geophysics and Remote Sensing’, Poster Session, World Archaeology Congress 6, University College Dublin, 29 June to 4 July 2008.

Stenvik, L., Barton, K., Bonsall, J., Gimson, H. & Randolph, C. 2008 ‘Cropmarks in the landscape; a Chieftain’s Hall near Stiklestad, Nord-Trondelag, Norway?’ World Archaeology Congress 6, University College Dublin, 29 June to 4 July 2008.

Barton, K., Bonsall, J. & Gimson, H. 2007 ‘Underground, under mound and underwear; some archaeological places that research and commercial GPR surveys have taken us’, Ground Penetrating Radar in the Built and Natural Environment, Geophysical Association of Ireland Seminar ’07, Green Isle Hotel, Newland’s Cross, Dublin, 23 May 2007.

Bonsall, J. & Gimson, H. 2007 ‘The Battle of Cheriton and Prospection Techniques’, Conflict Archaeology, Battle of Aughrim Interpretative Centre, Aughrim, County Galway, 24-25 March 2007.

Barton, K., Bonsall, J. & Gimson, H. 2007 ‘The role of archaeological geophysics in development-led housing, road and tourism projects in Ireland’ Securing the Future: 69th European Association of Geologists and Engineers Conference and Exhibition, 11 -14 June 2007, ExCeL, London. Extended Abstracts & Exhibitors Catalogue, 105. CD-ROM, ISBN 978-90-73781-54-2. EAGE, Houte.

Barton, K., Bonsall, J., Gimson, H. & O’Brien, R. 2004 ‘Woodstown Viking Enclosure, Co. Waterford, Ireland’ Recent Work in Archaeological Geophysics, Environmental and Industrial Geophysics Group, Geological Society, Burlington House, London, 15 December 2004.

Bonsall, J. & Gimson, H. 2004 ‘Archaeological Geophysics and Forensic Anthropology’, Forensic Identification Group of Ireland, University College Dublin, 2 November 2004.

Schmidt, A. & Bonsall, J. 2002 ‘Archaeological Evaluation of the Multi-Frequency Electromagnetic Slingram Device GEM-300’ Recent Work in Archaeological Geophysics, Environmental & Industrial Geophysics Group, Geological Society, Burlington House, London, 17 December 2002.

Bonsall, J. 2001 ‘A practical archaeo-geophysical assessment of the GEM-300’ New Research in Archaeology and Archaeological Sciences, Department of Archaeological Sciences, University of Bradford, 9-11 May 2001.

Popular Media

Radio

The Good Morning Show – Geocaching, Geophysics, the Recession, IT Sligo. 1 hour interview. Transmitted 5 December 2015. Claremorris Community Radio.

Ocean FM – The Weather Beaten Archaeology Conference – Interview. Transmitted 5 March 2015.

The Man Show – Geophysics, IT Sligo and the Weather Beaten Archaeology Conference. 45 minute interview. Transmitted 19 February 2015. Claremorris Community Radio.

The Lie of the Land – A 6 part radio series was produced, written and presented by Earthsound’s Darren Regan and also featured contributions from Earthsound’s Heather Gimson and James Bonsall. Transmitted 13 August 2013. Claremorris Community Radio.

Blogs

Bonsall, J. 2015. Fun with Flags! Mapping the Landscape with a Smartphone. The MASC Project. https://themascproject.wordpress.com [Published 9th October 2015].

Bonsall, J. 2015. Martina’s Midden: Beach Clean results in Archaeological Discovery by a Citizen Scientist! The MASC Project. https://themascproject.wordpress.com [Published 1st June 2015].

Television

Secrets of the Stones – God’s Architects. Ground Penetrating Radar Survey at Clonmacnoise in , Documentary in RTÉ Factual Series, Transmitted 4 May 2009, 52 minutes, RTÉ Cork.

NRK Nyheter – Geophysical Surveys at Haug, Stiklestad, Norway. Transmitted 2007, NRK, Norway.

UTV Live – Report on Archaeological work at Binders Cove, Finnis, Dromara, Co. Down. Contributor and participant on report, UTV Television, Transmitted 24 April 2003.