Mike King, BA, MA
Mike King, BA, MA, is a museum professional with over 30 years experience who has worked in both Northern Ireland and Scotland. Mike is currently Heritage Manager for Newry, Mourne and Down District Council. He is interested in engaging travellers in archaeology and history, especially Irish archaeology, the early medieval culture of Britain and Ireland, European pilgrimage and Rome’s legacy in early medieval Europe. He is particularly fascinated by carved stones, and created an exhibition on the megaliths of Northern Ireland. He also coordinated the protection and movement of a 10th century high cross in Downpatrick. Mike lectures, guides and publishes widely, and is looking forward to leading his first tour with ACE in 2021.