Patrick E. Wallace
Dr Patrick Wallace studied Archaeology and History at University College, Galway. He was appointed Archaeologist in the National Museum of Ireland in 1971 and was given full responsibility for the Wood Quay – Fishamble Street excavations at the age of 25 in 1974. After the excavations ended in he was appointed Director of the National Museum of Ireland in 1988. Pat Wallace was at the same time in the Consultative Board of the Excavations of Birka (Sweden) and Kaupang (Norway). He is a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries (of London), a member of the Royal Irish Academy and was made a Knight of the Dannebrog by H.M the Queen of Denmark.