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#Brian Boru

# brian-boru - Friday 25 April, 2014

The men dressed up as Vikings in Dublin at the weekend REALLY got into character Great ODin's Raven This post contains images

The men dressed up as Vikings in Dublin at the weekend REALLY got into character

These amazing photos also show how sometimes a simple photographic set-up can be as effective as a studio.

# brian-boru - Saturday 19 April, 2014

Over 20,000 turn out for Battle of Clontarf festival Battle Lines This post contains images

Over 20,000 turn out for Battle of Clontarf festival

Sun, swords and a bloody battle. What’s not to love?

# brian-boru - Friday 18 April, 2014

Blood, swords and Iceland: A new way of looking at the Battle of Clontarf

Blood, battle cries and graphic art.

# brian-boru - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Brian Boru's being given a new crown, made from the Irish diaspora's silver and gold

The royal houses of Europe are also being approached, with a view to adding small pieces of gold to the crown…

# brian-boru - Friday 11 April, 2014

History experts descend on Trinity College to discover the truth about the Battle of Clontarf

The Battle of Clontarf was fought on Good Friday 1014, when the high-king Brian Boru lost his life.

# brian-boru - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Mysterious Vikings are taking over the streets of Dublin Vikings

Mysterious Vikings are taking over the streets of Dublin

In the words of Cilla Black: What’s your name and where d’ya come from?

# brian-boru - Friday 21 February, 2014

Iconic 'Battle of Clontarf' painting returns to Dublin 3 ... from Hawaii

The 1826 painting by Hugh Frazer will be on display at the Casino at Marino as part of the 1,000th anniversary commemorations.

# brian-boru - Sunday 27 October, 2013

Plans to mark 1,000 years since "defining" Battle of Clontarf

Heritage Minister Jimmy Deenihan hoping for major programme to mark Battle of Clontarf (although, fact fans, it took place “closer to Glasnevin than modern-day Clontarf”.)

# brian-boru - Thursday 9 May, 2013

From The42 Clontarf to host BaaBaas next year to mark battle's 1000th anniversary Battle Of Clontarf

Clontarf to host BaaBaas next year to mark battle's 1000th anniversary

This battle will probably have a lot less bloodshed and a lot more off-loading.

# brian-boru - Monday 11 March, 2013

Duchess of Cambridge's family connections to Brian Ború unveiled

Tourism Ireland said research shows Kate Middleton has connections through the Lupton family from Yorkshire with the noble Fitzmaurice family from Co Kerry.

# brian-boru - Monday 10 December, 2012

Campaign aims to turn jewellery into funding for cancer research

The non-profit organisation “Jewels for Cures” aims to recreate Brian Boru’s crown from the unwanted gold, before selling it off.