Dublin Common council announce launch of brand-new pilot programme

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.

Pictured are Luke Moran UCD Institution of Archaeology, Les Moore, Dublin City Board Parks, Lord Mayor of Dublin, Allison Gilliland. Leslie Moore, City Parks Superintendent, claimed,” Dublin City board’s Parks, Biodiversity and Landscape Services Department has actually invested substantially in St. Anne’s Park as a public amenity forvaried teams of individuals and also past-times and as a crucial historical created landscape. Recently we have actually preserved crucial historical functions of the Park consisting of the Red Stables, the Annie Lee Bridge folly and also more lately Greek resurgence flooring ceramic tiles discovered in the Herculaneum Holy place. This summertime we executed historical screening of the remains of St. Anne’s home. We aspire to show to the general public explorations from this screening and celebrate St. Anne’s as an unique 19 th -century made landscape with this ingenious Area Archaeology Program of occasions.”Charles Duggan, Heritage Policeman with Dublin City Council, claimed,”We are excited for individuals of all ages to involve with the rich cultural heritage as well as history of St. Anne’s Park with this pilot Neighborhood Archaeology Task. It is designed to be comprehensive, accessible as well as suitable for a vast audience and also is at no cost for allparticipants. This collection of real-time re-enactments, demo digs, speculative archaeology, exhibition, on-line talks, walking trips as well as neighborhood history research study training is an activity of the Dublin City Heritage Strategy with give support from the Heritage Council and Creative Ireland.”

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