Posts Tagged ‘dublin’


Via the Dublin City Archaeologist… The Midlands Viking Symposium will take place in Dublin this year! Viking Age Ireland has become one of the most fertile and interesting areas of research in Viking Studies in the past decades. The newly discovered site at Annagassan (Co. Louth), as well as recent excavations, such as Woodstown (Co. […]

Tayleur Wreck

Tayleur Wreck

Posted by Eoghan Published previously on Moore Marines blog and originally published in the Bulletin of the Australasian Institute for Maritime Archaeology in 2004, we’ve posted below Eoghan’s paper by way of commemorating 154 years since the sinking of the Tayleur in January 1854. Tayleur, a victim of technological innovation On 21 January 1854, the […]

The great Guinness robbery

From Dublin’s famous Guinness brewery has been the victim of an audacious theft. A man drove a truck into the brewery on Victoria Quay, Dublin 8, yesterday evening; hitched up a trailer containing 450 kegs of different beers; and drove off into Dublin’s traffic just as rush-hour got under way. The haul contained 180 […]