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“Comparison of recent excavation results from Irish Viking Age towns in terms of location, layout, defences and buildings show that they have many physical traits in common, that there is such a thing as the Hiberno-Norse town and that the results of the Dublin excavations should no longer be studied in Isolation.”1



1. (Patrick F. Wallace “Ireland’s Viking Towns” p. 37,
The Vikings in Ireland”, (ed) Larsen, A-C, 2001, Viking Ship Museum, Roskilde, pp 37 – 50).

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