Archaeological Excavation at St.Crispin's Cell - Rathdown Heritage Site

Following a geophysical survey indicating that rich history of the past may be unearthed in this area, Greystones Tidy Towns and Redford Park and St.Crispin’s Residents’ Association have initiated an archaeological dig in this Medieval Settlement – just north of Greystones and protected under the National Monuments Act. Human habitation dating back to the early Neolithic period has been detected in the area and we now seek your participation in getting further knowledge of our common past.

So sign up to get digging!

During the 5 day week Monday 5th to Friday 9th November Mornings from 09.30 to 13.00, Afternoons from 14.00 to 16.30

Minimum contribution one half day – no prior experience is required.

Please register your interest in participating by contacting one of the following;
Marie Burbridge Tel 087 2511717 Email
Frank Coyne Tel 086 3855918 Email

The excavation is promoted and supported by the Heritage Department
Wicklow County Council, Part-funded by the ‘Creative Wicklow’ Grant Scheme 2018 and Facilitated by the Irish Archaeology Consultants Ltd. (IAC). For more information see also our website

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