Swords Castle settlement much older, and the lives of the inhabitants grim, community dig finds

Joint disease, spinal problems, and teeth ground down from a poor diet, were some of the chronic ailments in the bodies uncovered by local history enthusiasts in Swords Castle. The findings are documented in a new book by Fingal County Council Heritage Officer Christine Baker entiled ‘Swords Castle: Digging History: Excavations 2015-2017′. Launched this week,…

Swords earmarked for rapid, destination and ‘en-route’ electric car infrastructure

The Swords area has been identified for a number of different types of electric car charging points as part of a Dublin Metropolitan Area EV report. In good news for motorists, consultants working for Dublin’s local authorities, have identified Swords as a strategic location for infrastructure to accomodate residential charging, rapid charge for commuters and…