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BBC Northern Ireland piece on Annagassan’s Vikings

BBC Northern Ireland piece on Annagassan’s Vikings

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

Oct 26, 2011 | Category: news | Comments: none

Vikings Storm Dundalk!

Vikings Storm Dundalk!

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 [...]

Oct 25, 2011 | Category: news | Comments: none

Major Viking Conference and Exhibition October 21st – 23rd Dundalk

Major Viking Conference and Exhibition October 21st – 23rd Dundalk

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 [...]

Oct 12, 2011 | Category: news | Comments: none

Annagassan Viking Festival 2011

Annagassan Viking Festival 2011

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.

Jul 01, 2011 | Category: news | Comments: none

Archaeological Excavation of the Longphort of Linn Duachaill, Annagassen, County Louth

Archaeological Excavation of the Longphort of Linn Duachaill, Annagassen, County Louth

The Director of Excavations was Dr Mark Clinton and the archaeological contractors were Archer Heritage Planning – Archaeology & Heritage Consultants assisted by volunteers.

Dec 03, 2010 | Category: news | Comments: none

ScienceMag.org reports on Linn Duachaill – the Long-Sought Viking Settlement

ScienceMag.org reports on Linn Duachaill – the Long-Sought Viking Settlement

http://news.sciencemag.org/sciencenow/2010/09/long-sought-viking-settlement-fo.html

Dec 03, 2010 | Category: news | Comments: none

Archaeologydaily.com outlines the possibility of more finds

Archaeologydaily.com outlines the possibility of more finds

http://www.archaeologydaily.com/news/201009255165/More-discoveries-lie-ahead-at-Annagassan-viking-site.html

Dec 03, 2010 | Category: news | Comments: none

Linn Duachaill article on Heritage-Key.com

Linn Duachaill article on Heritage-Key.com

http://heritage-key.com/blogs/ann/linn-duchaill-viking-settlement-discovered-annagassan-ireland

Dec 03, 2010 | Category: news | Comments: none

Belfast Telegraph reports on Linn Duachaill

Belfast Telegraph reports on Linn Duachaill

http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/local-national/republic-of-ireland/one-of-europes-best-preserved-viking-settlements-found-in-ireland-14951290.html

Dec 03, 2010 | Category: news | Comments: none

The Independent says Linn Duachaill is one of Europe’s best preserved Viking sites

The Independent says Linn Duachaill is one of Europe’s best preserved Viking sites

http://www.independent.ie/national-news/major-dig-yields-one-of-europes-best-preserved-viking-settlements-2341205.html

Dec 03, 2010 | Category: news | Comments: none

Report in the Irish Times

Report in the Irish Times

Fortress uncovered: Co Louth Viking site of international importance http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/ireland/2010/0917/1224279093813.html

Dec 02, 2010 | Category: news | Comments: none

Report on RTE news

Report on RTE news

http://www.rte.ie/news/2010/0916/viking.html

Dec 02, 2010 | Category: news | Comments: none