Meet the Reliqua Team




Dr. Neil O'Flanagan BA, MA, MSc, PhD,  Project Manager

Neil O’Flanagan is a licensed archaeologist and urban historian with extensive experience in archaeological and cultural heritage projects in Ireland, the UK, and Australia. He supervised large-scale archaeological and heritage projects in various parts of Ireland, including the Microsoft campus, County Dublin; the excavation and refurbishment of two medieval style stone houses in Kirwans Lane, Galway: the excavation of Cashel M8 bypass, and historical consultancy on Pigeon House Fort & Harbour, Dublin. He also carried out an historical survey of Cammell Laird Shipyard in Birkenhead, Cheshire, and Victoria Warehouse, Stretford, Manchester, adjacent to Manchester United Football Stadium.

He graduated from the Australian National University with a PhD on the history of Sydney, Australia, including the evolution of the design of the Sydney Harbour Bridge.He has published several articles on urban history and heritage in Ireland and Australia. He is a corporate member of the Irish Planning Institute and the Institute of Archaeology of Ireland.


Qualifications: MSc in Spatial Planning, DIT, Bolton Street, Dublin, 2003 PhD in Urban Research, Australian National University, Canberra, 1990 MA in Modern History UCD, Dublin, 1986 BA in History & Archaeology, UCD, Dublin, 1982.