Monday, June 20, 2011

9th century Viking skeletal remains found in Dublin

Construction workers building Ireland’s largest energy project have discovered ancient skeletal remains on farmland in Rush, north county Dublin.

The discovery was made as EirGrid laid piping for a high voltage direct current underground power line.

Skulls and bones were found near Rogerstown estuary. Local historians believe the remains date back to the 9th century. The former post of Lusk, close by, was used by the Vikings.

Click here to read this article from Irish Central