Links are provided where available. Please see my Archaeobotany page for papers about macro-plant assemblages. See my ORCID , Google Scholar and pages for more/additional information.


Johnston P., Booth, T., Carlin, N., Cramp, L., Edwards, B., Knight, M.G., Mooney, D., Overton, N., Stevens, R.E., Thomas, J., Whitehouse, N. & Griffiths, S. (2023). The organics revolution: new narratives and how we can achieve them, World Archaeology, DOI: 10.1080/00438243.2023.2179537

Griffiths, S., Carlin, N., Edwards, B., Overton, N., Johnston, P., & Thomas, J. (2023). Events, narrative and data: Why new chronologies or ethically Bayesian approaches should change how we write archaeology. Journal of Social Archaeology0(0).


Johnston, P., & Kiely, J. (2019). Hidden Voices. The archaeology of the M8 Fermoy – Mitchelstown motorway. TII Heritage 7. Dublin: Transport Infrastructure Ireland. LINK.

Johnston, P. (2018). Understanding value in digital humanities: a case study from a community oral history archive. PhD Thesis, University College Cork. (

Johnston, P. (2017). Review of Oral History and Digital Humanities: Voice, Access, and Engagement by D.A. Boyd and M.A. Larson (Eds.), Béascna 10, pp. 164-168.

Johnston, P. (2016). Stories of place: presenting the local in an online world. In T. Collins, G. Kindermann, C. Newman, & N. Cronin (Eds.), Landscape Values: place and praxis (pp. 149–153). Galway: Centre for Landscape Studies, NUI Galway.

Johnston, P. (2015). The Cork Folklore Project and social media. The Archive, 19, 26.

Lynch, L., Johnston, P. and Kiely, J. (2010). Cremains and questions: Bronze Age burial at Derrybane 2, Seanda 5, 18–21.

Johnston, P. (2010). Crop remains from Ballynamona 2, Seanda 5, 14–15.

Johnston, P., Tierney, J and Drumm, M. (2009). A spade mill and a lime kiln excavated at Coololla, Co. Galway, Journal of the Galway Archaeological and Historical Society 61, 4–12.

Tierney, J., Sternke, F. and Johnston, P. (2009). Early Mesolithic finds from Barnacragh and Urraghry, east Galway, Journal of the Galway Archaeological and Historical Society 61, 13–15.

Johnston, P., & Tierney, J. (2009). Giant Deer. Dig, 15.

Tierney, J. and Johnston, P. (2009). No corners! Prehistoric round houses on the N8 and N7 in counties Cork, Tipperary and Offaly, pp. 99–108 in Stanley, M., Danaher, E. and Eogan, J. (eds) Dining and Dwelling: proceedings of a public seminar on archaeological discoveries on national road schemes, August 2008. Dublin, Archaeology and the National Roads Authority Monograph Series No. 6. LINK.

Dillon, M. & Johnston, P. (2009). Plant remains, pp. 101–111 in Baker, C. The Archaeology of Killeen Castle, Co. Meath. Dublin, Wordwell.

Johnston, P., O’Donnell, L & Margaret Gowen and Co. Ltd. (2008). Appendix V. Analysis of charred plant remains and charcoal, pp. 138–148 in Stout, G and Stout, M. Excavation of an Early Medieval Secular Cemetery at Knowth Site M, County Meath. Dublin, Wordwell.

Johnston, P. and Tierney, J. (2008). Buildings through the ages in north Cork, Seanda 3, 42–44.

Johnston, P., Kiely, J. and Tierney, J. (2008). Near the bend in the river: the archaeology of the N25 Kilmacthomas realignment. Dublin, National Roads Authority.

Richardson, Á. and Johnston, P. (2007) ‘Excavation of a Middle Bronze Age settlement site at Knockhouse Lower, Co. Waterford (03E1033)’, Decies, Journal of the Waterford Archaeological and Historical Society, 63, pp. 1–18.