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Here are all the works mentioned in the Framework section.

Bayliss, A., Whittle, A., Healy, F., Ray, K., Dorling, P., Lewis, R., Darvill, T., Wainwright, G. and Wysocki, M. 2011. The Marches, south Wales and the Isle of Man. In A. Whittle, F. Healy and A. Bayliss, Gathering Time: dating the Early Neolithic enclosures of southern Britain and Ireland, 521–61. Oxford.

Carlin, N and Cooney, G. in press. Transforming our understanding of Neolithic society (4000–2200 cal BC) in Ireland. Stories of Ireland’s Past: knowledge gained from NRA roads archaeology. Dublin.

Cooney, G., Bayliss, A., Healy, F., Whittle, A., Danaher, E., Cagney, L., Mallory, J., Smyth, J., Kador, T. and O’Sullivan, M. 2011. Ireland. In A. Whittle, F. Healy and A. Bayliss, Gathering Time: dating the Early Neolithic enclosures of southern Britain and Ireland, 562–669. Oxford.

Darvill, T. and Andrews, K. 2014. Polychrome pottery from the Later Neolithic of the Isle of Man. Cambridge Archaeological Journal 24, 531–41.

Hensey, R. 2015. First Light – The Origins of Newgrange. Oxford: Oxbow Books.

Hensey, R. and Bergh, S. 2013. ‘The inns at Sligo are better than those at Auray…and the scenery far more beautiful’: Carrowmore revisited. In M.A. Timoney (ed), Dedicated to Sligo, Thirty-four Essays on Sligo’s Past, 41–43. Keash.

Henshall, A.S. 1978. Manx megaliths again: an attempt at structural analysis. In P.J. Davey (ed.), Man and the Environment in the Isle of Man, 171–217. Oxford.

MacSween, A., Hunter, J., Sheridan, J.A., Bond, J., Bronk Ramsey, C., Reimer, P., Bayliss, A., Griffiths, S. and Whittle, A. 2015. Refining the chronology of the Neolithic settlement at Pool, Sanday, Orkney: implications for the emergence and development of Grooved Ware. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society 81, available on CJO 2015 doi:10.1017/ppr.2015.12

Scott, J.G. 1969. The Clyde cairns of Scotland. In T.G.E. Powell, J.X.W.P. Corcoran, F. Lynch and J.G. Scott (eds.), Megalithic Enquiries in the West of Britain, 175-222. Liverpool.

Sheridan, J.A. 1986. Megaliths and megalomania: an account, and interpretation, of the development of passage tombs in Ireland, Journal of Irish Archaeology 3 (1985/6), 17–30.

Sheridan, J.A. 2004.  Going round in circles? Understanding the Irish Grooved Ware ‘complex’ in its wider context, in H. Roche, E. Grogan, J. Bradley, J. Coles and B. Raftery (eds.), From Megaliths to Metal. Essays in Honour of George Eogan, 26–37. Oxford.

Sheridan, J.A. 2006. A non-megalithic funerary tradition in Early Neolithic Ireland, in M. Meek (ed.), The Modern Traveller to our Past, 24–31. Rathfriland.

Sheridan, J.A. 2010a. The Neolithization of Britain and Ireland: the ‘big picture’. In B. Finlayson and G. Warren (eds.), Landscapes in Transition, 89–105. Oxford.

Sheridan, J.A. 2010b. Dating Scotland’s Neolithic non-megalithic round mounds: new dates, problems, and potential. In J. Leary, T. Darvill and D. Field (eds.), Round Mounds and Monumentality in the British Neolithic and Beyond, 28–52. Oxford.

Sheridan, J.A. 2014a. A response to Meiklejohn and Woodman, ‘Radiocarbon dating of Mesolithic human remains in Ireland’. Mesolithic Miscellany 22(2), July 2014, 70–72. Available at

Sheridan, J.A. 2014b. Shetland, from the appearance of a ‘Neolithic’ way of life to c. 1500 BC: a view from the ‘Mainland’. In H.C. Gulløv (ed.), Northern Worlds: landscapes, interactions and dynamics, 67–93. Copenhagen.

Sheridan, J.A. 2014c. Little and large: the miniature ‘carved stone ball’ beads from the eastern tomb at Knowth, Ireland, and their broader significance. In In R.-M. Arbogast and A. Greffier-Richard (eds.), Entre archéologie et écologie, une préhistoire de tous les milieux. Mélanges offerts à Pierre Pétrequin, 303–314. Besançon.

Thomas, J.S. 2007. Place and Memory: Excavations at the Pict’s Knowe, Holywood and Holm Farm, Dumfries and Galloway, 1994–8. Oxford.

Towers, R., Card, N. and Edmonds, M. 2015. Ness of Brodgar. Kirkwall.

Whitehouse, N.J., Schulting, R.J., McClatchie, M., Barratt, P., McLaughlin, R., Bogaard, A., Colledge, S., Marchant, R., Gaffrey, J. and Bunting, M.J. 2014. Neolithic agriculture on the European western frontier: the boom and bust of early farming in Ireland. Journal of Archaeological Science 51, 181–205.

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