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The M6 A Route Through Time Audio Book
Combining the latest archaeological information with historical sources the M6 A Route Through Time Audio Book is an accessible but authoritative insight into the wonderful history of the region through which the M6 motorway between Kinnegad and Galway travels. This audio book tells the story of this incredible landscape through the newly discovered archaeological sites and also shows the listener the wonderful heritage sites that are still accessible along the route, like the magnificent monastic site of Clonmacnoise, the medieval walled town of Athenry and the site of Ireland’s bloodiest battle at Aughrim.
This audio book is extensively researched and presents the complex story of this landscape in a unique and accessible way, drawing not only on the archaeological reports from the scheme, but also the results of archaeological excavations by the National Museum of Ireland, and a wide variety of other academic research, publications and cartographic information.
The audio book was produced by Abarta Heritage for Transport Infrastructure Ireland (National Roads Authority), with thanks to the National Museum of Ireland, the National Monuments Service and especially to the many archaeologists, specialists and archaeological consultancies involved on the road scheme: CRDS Ltd, Eachtra Archaeological Projects, Headland Archaeology Ltd, IAC Ltd, The Archaeology Company, and Valerie J. Keeley Ltd.