Barry Raftery

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Barry Raftery (16 August 1944 – 22 August 2010) was an Irish archaeologist and Celtic scholar known for his work on the Iron Age in Ireland.[1] He was recognised as Ireland's leading scholar on the archaeology of later prehistoric societies and was appointed to the chair of Celtic archaeology at University College Dublin in 1996.[2] Raftery had a long an internationally distinguished career and had a major impact on archaeology at both an Irish and a European level.[3]


  1. ^ "Inspiring Teacher Who Encouraged Others in Research and Their Careers". September 4, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Celtic Scholar Barry Raftery Dies". August 24, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Professor Barry Raftery". UCD School of Archaeology. Retrieved October 19, 2010.