Conor Macauley from BBC Northern Ireland filmed a piece on Linn Duachaill in Annagassan just before the International Viking Conference run by teh County Museum in Dundalk. Click on the above heading for a link to his video on Facebook: BBC NI Annagassan Video
The County Museum, Dundalk and the tiny village of Annagassan Co. Louth found themselves at the centre of international academic and public interest in Vikings for the second time in a year with the opening of the exhibition Raiders, Traders and Innovators The Vikings and County Louth last Friday. Torrential rain and blustery conditions could [...]
Following the discovery of the Viking site in Annagassan last year, the County Museum, Dundalk has announced details of a major exhibition entitled Raiders, Traders and Innovators – The Vikings and County Louth. Coinciding with the exhibition a conference highlighting the nature of Viking longphorts will be held the weekend of October 22nd and 23rd [...]
In celebration of its Viking past and in recognition of the discovery of the Viking Longphort of Linn Duachaill, Annagassan will hold its annual Viking Festival from the 5th – 7th August 2011. Please see www.annagassanvikingfestival.ie for details.
The Director of Excavations was Dr Mark Clinton and the archaeological contractors were Archer Heritage Planning – Archaeology & Heritage Consultants assisted by volunteers.
Fortress uncovered: Co Louth Viking site of international importance http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/ireland/2010/0917/1224279093813.html