Dublin City Council with the support of the Heritage Council and Creative Ireland presents a Community Archaeology Programme in St Anne's Park. The programme includes events in the park and online. Events are designed for both adults and children and will run from September to November 2021. The programme of events is coordinated by a team of professional archaeologists from Archaeology and Built Heritage Ltd. It is steered by the Dublin City Council Heritage, Archaeology and Parks teams.
Children's events include the School of Irish Archaeology's The Big Dig, a Mobile Museum, bookable school tours of the estate, living history dsiplays by Claíomh and experimental archaeology demonstrations from UCD School of Archaeology. Worksheets about the history of the park have been especially designed for use by primary and secondary pupils. For adults there are archaoelogist-guided walking tours of St Anne's estate, a tour of All Saints Church in Raheny, online specialist lectures on the history and archaoelogy of St Anne's and a Know Your Locality online course delivered by the Irish Arcahaelogy Field School. A temporary exhibition on St Anne's House will be available in the Red Stables, which will showcase recent archaeological discoveries. This is a pilot project and the project report will guide future community archaeology initiatives in St Anne's.
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Please note that the details of events listed above are provided by the relevant Local Authorities.