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NEW EXPLORATION OF BLACK PIG’S DYKE PROPOSED AS MONAGHAN HERITAGE PLAN LAUNCHED

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3 May 2013 One Comment
NEW EXPLORATION OF BLACK PIG’S DYKE PROPOSED AS MONAGHAN HERITAGE  PLAN LAUNCHED

A new exploration of the important archaeological earthwork the Black Pig’s Dyke is one of a series of 31 initiatives to be undertaken as part of the implementation of the 2012-2017 Co Monaghan Heritage Plan, which was formally launched by Co Mayor Hugh McElvaney at Monaghan Town’s Market House on Thursday last. The Black Pig’s Dyke project will see work undertaken using state-of-the-art archaeological techniques to identify, map and survey the extant and potential features and fragments of the Iron Age earthwork, which is believed to date to around ...