Dublin Common council is thrilled to announce the launch of a new pilot programme aimed at giving people a possibility to find out all about the diverse archaeology of Dublin City.
St Anne’s Park Area Archaeology Pilot Program has been introduced by the Lord Mayor of Dublin, Alison Gilliland. This consists of a Living History display screen as well as The Large Dig. The Living Background event is themed Viking Age Ireland & & the Battle of Clontarf with three experts demonstrating a range of artefacts, outfits as well as skills such as sword battling, fabric production and also natural leather craft. The Large Dig reproduction Viking house and also workshop excavation will give children the possibility to experience being an archaeologist, as they dig deep into a replica Viking residence loaded with exciting artefacts.
Discussing the Programme, the Lord Mayor stated, “St. Anne’s Park came to be a municipal park in the 1950s. At 107ha it is the largest local park in the city and one which the citizens of North Dublin city and past have actually formed a deep link with throughout the generations. With this cost-free area archaeology program, sustained by the Heritage Council as well as Creative Ireland, communities will certainly have an opportunity to participate in this wide-ranging program and also uncover the rich social background of the Park and also the city’s historical heritage in a variety of involving methods.“