Benjamin Gearey

Genres: Archaeology | Cork | Environment | Non-Fiction

Dr Benjamin Gearey is Lecturer in Environmental Archaeology, University College Cork. He is a member of the United Nations Global Peatlands Initiative and an elected member of the Joint Planning Infrastructure Cultural Heritage Scientific Advisory Committee with expertise in past climate change. He has published extensively on aspects of environmental change and human impact, in peer reviewed journals and books, and is currently Principal Investigator for the Irish Research Council/COALESECE scheme funded project ‘Irish Peatland Archaeology Across Time’.


Benjamin’s attendance at West Cork Literary Festival is supported by UCC and the Irish Research Council

Arts Council - funding literature
Fáilte Ireland
Wild Atlantic Way
CCC Library & Arts Service
Cork County Council
Pure Cork
Creative Places West Cork Islands
RTÉ Supporting The Arts
Maritime Hotel