Waterford News & Star
"Viking history coming up from Woodstown ground"
"Viking 'town' is Ireland's equivalent of Pompeii"
"Difficult decision" to be faced over Viking site"
"Full excavation of site shouldn't delay bypass"
"Report awaited on Viking settlement"
By Aileen Mulhal 7th
Viking Town Is Ireland's Equivalent Of Pompeii By Marion O'Mara, Waterford News & Star 6-13-4
City by-pass to be re-routed
The Minister for the Enivoronment, Heritage and Local Government, Mr. Dick Roche on a visit to the Woodstown Viking Site on the banks of the River Suir on Monday last said that he intends to issue a preservation order on the 1,200 year old site.
More Viking sites likely, say archaeologists By Niamh Nolan
ARCHAEOLOGISTS excavating the Woodstown Viking site in Waterford believe that a number of other such settlements exist at riverside locations in the south-east.
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Viking settlement may be 'find of the century' - online.ie:
Archaeologists hope that a new Viking site discovered near Waterford
City may be "the historical find of the century." A newly-discovered
Viking archaeological site has experts very excited. The settlement
of nearly 4,000 people near Waterford, Ireland might just become
this country's Pompeii, according to archaeologists.
Aerial photography of the newly discovered Viking settlement at Woodstown near Waterford City suggests the site may be far bigger and of greater importance than previously thought. 05 June 2004 22:11
Roche wants Viking settlement preserved
21 February 2005 20:27
The extensive Viking settlement at Woodstown in Co Waterford looks set to be saved after the Minister for the Environment said he would like to see the site preserved.
Aerial photography reveals size of Viking site
Viking artefacts found on Waterford road route
Report on Woodstown - RTE Radio
1 18 Oct 2004
The State We Are In: If These Stones Could Speak, Frances
Programme 2 The N25 -The Waterford Bypass.
An overview of the new sites found including the 5th Century water
mill in Dooneen marsh and the important Viking settlement in Woodstown
on the banks of the River Suir. This Viking site pre-dates Waterford
city by about 100 years. http://www.rte.ie/radio1