Dublin City Archaeological Archive

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Archaeological sketch of two skeletonsThe Dublin City Archaeological Archive [DCAA] was launched in July 2008. This is a Dublin City Council project, managed jointly by Dublin City Archaeology, Dublin City Archives and Dublin City Council’s Heritage Office. The DCAA’s remit is to preserve records arising from archaeological investigations conducted in Dublin City by archaeologists working in the private sector, with special reference to excavations carried out before 2004.

Search or browse the Dublin City Archaeological Archive online.

The Archive is based at Dublin City Library and Archive in Pearse Street.

For further information, a handbook, the Dublin City Archaeological Guidelines, PDF, 2MB provides useful information for the preparation of records for submission to the Archive.


The following collections are now available to view in Dublin City Library and Archive Reading Room.

DCAA.01 Margaret Gowen & Co. Ltd Collection

DCAA.02 Helen Kehoe

DCAA.03 Arch-Tech Ltd.

DCAA.04 Irish Archaeological Consultancy Ltd.

DCAA.05 Dr Andrew Halpin

DCAA.06 Claire Walsh