Elizabeth Shee Twohig

Elizabeth Shee Twohig MA, PhD, MRIA, FSA, is a graduate of University College Cork, and was senior lecturer in Archaeology there until her retirement in 2007. Her research interests in megalithic art and megalithic tombs began when she worked on M.J. O'Kelly's excavations at Newgrange in the 1960s. She is author of The megalithic art of Western Europe (Oxford University Press) and Irish megalithic tombs (Shire Publications), has published widely in academic journals across Europe, and has edited a number of books. In addition, she has served on a range of committees, councils and advisory bodies in archaeology, and was a vice-president of the Royal Irish Academy between 2004 and 2007.