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Dublin’s earliest Viking settlement seen in new light

An archaeological excavation has changed our picture of Dublin’s earliest Viking settlement with the black pool or Dubh Linn now known to be a lot bigger than first thought. The dig beside Dublin Castle has also uncovered the city’s oldest police cells and a punishment burial. The excavation is taking place on Ship St near…

Five Things to do in Dublin Outside the Pub

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These are five great places to visit in Dublin. I would add a sixth and recommend you also visit Kilmainham Gaol. It is a creepy jail that makes the hair on your neck stand up. Check it out when you’re in Dublin. But when you hear footsteps behind you don’t look back, just keep walking……