Trowel is a student run journal and is a great opportunity for undergraduates, graduates, and post-graduates to gain experience with the editing and publishing processes while also adding to their personal bibliography and CV.

Established in 1988 at University College Dublin, the Trowel journal gave many well establish Irish Archaeologists the ability to published their first articles and we hope to continue supporting future archaeologists.

Trowel publishes annually and is open to ALL university students and alumni in Ireland and Northern Ireland and farther abroad. Our aim is to facilitate students and novice archaeologists from across the world to publish their research and to further explore their interests.

Trowel often contains three main content types: featured articles, book reviews, and ARCH Diaries. The ARCH Diaries section provides an opportunity for students to write about and reflect on their experiences in the field or lab during field schools, work placements or volunteer work. Trowel is also open to interviews and other content types related to archaeology.

Occasionally, the Association of Young Irish Archaeologists partners with Trowel to publish their conference proceedings.

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Address: Trowel, c/o The School of Archaeology, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4