Crannog dig extended – but must be completed before G8

Archaeologist Andrew Cunningham shows Minister Attwood and Excavation Director Nora Bermingham the first find of the day, the centre of a spindle used in textile spinning at The Drumclay Crannog. Picture by Stephen Hamilton/

THE archaeologists who are working on the crannog in Fermanagh have been given an extra week to finish their work.

Due to finish at the end of March, the crannog is situated at where the new A32 Cherrymount is to be built.

The department for Regional Development say that the road must be completed in time for the G8.

Two ‘sold-out’ open days have taken place at the site while another is to take place tomorrow (Saturday March 9).

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