Derry will aim to bounce back from their midweek FAI Cup exit when they return to league action against Shamrock Rovers.
The dig on the banks of the river Foyle hopes to uncover the location of the Siege era boom.
Two people have been held at gunpoint by four masked men in the Ballymagraorty area of the city
A 31-year-old man pleads guilty to the manslaughter of Paul McCauley in Londonderry in 2006.
Latest news from the FAI Cup quarter-final at the Brandywell as Derry City face high-flying Bohemians.