Video: Youngsters join the ‘big dig’ at Tullyhogue Fort near Cookstown
The Northern Ireland Environment Agency in partnership with the local District Council are planning to develop the site and improve access after the digs are completed.
Primary 6 children are joining in a series of planned excavations at the historically significant site.
Adults can also put forward their names as volunteers to help the team of archaeologists.
On September 18 there will be an open evening when the Environment Agency and Cookstown Council will be on site to show interested members of the public around.
It is advisable to book as numbers are limited - contact the Burnavon Box office as soon as possible.