PETER HARBISON, one of Ireland’s most distinguished archaelogists, art historian, entertaining lecturer and writer, was for many years editor of Ireland of the Welcomes, an internationally acclaimed magazine devoted to Irish culture. Former Chairman of the National Monuments Advisory Council, Dr. Harbison is currently Honorary Academic Editor of the Royal Irish Academy, of which he has been Vice-President. He is the author of many books on Ireland’s art and archaeology, including Ancient Ireland, The Golden Age of Irish Art, as well as Spectacular Irelandand Ireland’s Treasures, edited by Leslie Conron Carola.
LESLIE CONRON CAROLA, writer, editor, and book producer, is the editor of TheIrish: A Treasury of Art and Literature. She has developed, edited, and produced two previous books with Peter Harbison, Spectacular Ireland and Ireland’s Treasures: 5000 Years of Artistic Expression, and is the director of Arena Books Associates, LLC, her own book packaging company in Westport, Connecticut