- Carrickmines castle, Co. Dublin3 reconstructions depicting moments in the massacre based on skeletal evidence
- These images are a series of three simple artist visualisations made for a conference presentation. The images depict possible events unfolding during a siege and attack of Carickmines castle, Co. Dublin, Ireland in 1641. The siege and attack took place with English forces attacking the castle and Irish defending it.
The Irish force consisted of women and children as well as other civilians and soldiers. After a brief siege where the English commader Harcourt was shot dead by an Irish sniper the English stormed the castle and a massacre took place. The visualisations are based on osteological evidence found in a massgrave on the site.The images were all created in Photoshop Cs3.
- Image is depicting a English force musketeer inflicting blunt force trauma onto left hand side of the Irish defenders skull using his musket as a club. This was a fairly common use of the musket if circumstances did not allow for reloading.
- Woman running away from multiple attackers, the skull had sharp force trauma indicating blows perpendicular to the top of the skull as well as the right hand side.
- Irish trying to fend off sword blows. This skeleton showed sharp force cuts to its humerus, consistent with someone trying to shield themselves from and a sharp edged weapon attack