Dr Niall Brady
Associate Research fellow, Archaeological Diving Company
Dr Niall Brady, FSA is an archaeologist and founding director of the Archaeological Diving Company, Ireland's premier maritime archaeological consultancy. He is a medievalist with primary degrees from UCD (1983, 1986) and his PhD from Cornell University (1996). His areas of special interest include landscape and the medieval economy. He has published widely on agriculture and maritime matters and was project director of the Discovery Programme’s Medieval Rural Settlement Project (2002-2010), which has contributed a major book, Murphy and Potterton, The Dublin Region in the Middle Ages. Niall has been a member of the COST Ocean's Past Platform and he sits on several national and international committees. He has been working on aspects of Dublin's maritime heritage for almost two decades, and his company is currently engaged by Dublin Port Company on its Alexandra Basin Redevelopment Project.