Excavation work begins at Carrickfergus Castle

Excavation work at Carrickfergus Castle

Excavation work has begun at Carrickfergus castle, where archaeologists will be performing test excavations to uncover more of the castle's history. The castle, which is Ireland's best-preserved Anglo-Norman castle, was built in 1177 by John de Courcy and had an important military role until 1928.

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