by Finola Finlay
Finola Finlay trained as an archaeologist and historian, excavating at Newgrange with Prof O’Kelly, and researching prehistoric Irish rock art. She excavated fur trade forts in Northern Canada and researched the history of the land-based fur trade. She spent most of her working life in Canada, however, in Higher Education administration. Now back in Ireland, she writes, with her husband Robert Harris, the arts and culture blog Roaringwater Journal (https://roaringwaterjournal.com/). She studies, photographs and writes about stained glass for her own blog and for other publications, including the Irish Arts Review and Glass Ireland. She is a contributor to the Gazetteer of Irish Stained Glass.