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1st Jun 2021
to 30th Sep 2021

Age Range
All ages

Disert (Townland)

Letterbarrow PO

Archaeological Excavation at Disert

Disert in South Donegal is an early medieval church site, graveyard and holy well dedicated to St Colmcille.

An archaeological excavation is planned for the summer of 2021 during which community volunteers and archaeology students will work together to investigate the origins of Disert and its association with St Colmcille. Local events to share findings will follow in September 2021. Nationally and internationally, the knowledge gained from the excavation will feed into wider academic discussion on the nature of the early Church and the work of Colmcille. 

Please note that the details of events listed above are provided by the relevant Local Authorities.

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