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# vikings - Monday 27 July, 2020

Dublinia's first temporary exhibition launched with social distancing measures
# Dublinia
# Dublinia

Dublinia's first temporary exhibition launched with social distancing measures

Jul 27th 2020, 8:00 PM 9,371 Views 2 Comments

Popular Viking museum Dublinia’s first temporary exhibition captures the lives of Viking heroes.

# vikings - Sunday 5 January, 2020

Kirk Cousins and underdog Vikings stun Saints in overtime
# Captain Kirk
From The42
# Captain Kirk

Kirk Cousins and underdog Vikings stun Saints in overtime

Jan 5th 2020, 9:51 PM 6,999 Views 3 Comments

The Vikings will travel to face the San Francisco 49ers in the next round.

# vikings - Thursday 22 August, 2019

The native Irish population was in centuries of decline before the Vikings came along
# Taking Stock
# Taking Stock

The native Irish population was in centuries of decline before the Vikings came along

Aug 22nd 2019, 8:46 AM 26,994 Views 81 Comments

Scientists from Queen’s University Belfast have analysed data from over 800 years.

# vikings - Sunday 25 March, 2018

Life as a Viking: New festival showcases Dublin's history
# VikingFest
# VikingFest

Life as a Viking: New festival showcases Dublin's history

Mar 25th 2018, 11:59 AM 10,728 Views 18 Comments

It wasn’t just about battles and wars, Vikings were very crafted and gifted people.

# vikings - Monday 26 September, 2016

Purple reigns supreme as the NFC sees a power shift in week 3
# Vikings
From The42
# Vikings

Purple reigns supreme as the NFC sees a power shift in week 3

Sep 26th 2016, 9:50 AM 3,895 Views 1 Comment

There was also a big win for the Philadelphia Eagles last night.

# vikings - Monday 23 May, 2016

How to land a gig on Vikings? Standing out from the horde is the only way
# Ask The Extras
# Ask The Extras

How to land a gig on Vikings? Standing out from the horde is the only way

May 23rd 2016, 7:06 PM 38,602 Views 25 Comments

The queue for extras hopefuls stretched over a full block in Dublin today.

# vikings - Monday 4 January, 2016

This unreal back-handed interception couldn't stop the Vikings beating Green Bay
# The Business End
From The42
# The Business End

This unreal back-handed interception couldn't stop the Vikings beating Green Bay

Jan 4th 2016, 10:44 AM 4,839 Views 4 Comments

Here’s what the NFL post-season is going to look like after week 17 came to a close.

# vikings - Monday 14 September, 2015

What to watch on TV tonight: Monday
# Tv Picks
From The Daily Edge
# Tv Picks

What to watch on TV tonight: Monday

Sep 14th 2015, 5:30 PM 5,632 Views 0 Comments

Here are the shows that will be on your Twitter timeline this evening.

# vikings - Friday 3 July, 2015

Vikings actor hits back at Jose Aldo on Conor McGregor's behalf
# Coronation
From The42
# Coronation

Vikings actor hits back at Jose Aldo on Conor McGregor's behalf

Jul 3rd 2015, 10:29 AM 12,172 Views 3 Comments

Bearded gentlemen stick together.

# vikings - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

"Longest queue I've ever seen" - the search for 8,000 Vikings extras begins in Dublin
# Boru-tal Queue
From The Daily Edge
# Boru-tal Queue

"Longest queue I've ever seen" - the search for 8,000 Vikings extras begins in Dublin

Mar 31st 2015, 1:49 PM 6,923 Views 0 Comments

The TV series is looking for a wide range of people for its next season.

# vikings - Thursday 19 March, 2015

TV series Vikings is looking for an insane number of Irish extras
# Extra Extra
From The Daily Edge
# Extra Extra

TV series Vikings is looking for an insane number of Irish extras

Mar 19th 2015, 6:15 PM 16,122 Views 11 Comments

THOUSANDS.

# vikings - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Ancient Waterford site reveals Vikings moved from raiding to trading
# Lay Down Your Arms
# Lay Down Your Arms

Ancient Waterford site reveals Vikings moved from raiding to trading

Nov 4th 2014, 8:00 AM 8,164 Views 7 Comments

New publication and guide uncover the 9th century power of a settlement at Woodstown on the River Suir.

# vikings - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Danish archaeologists uncover ringed Viking fortress for first time in 60 years
# Discovery
# Discovery

Danish archaeologists uncover ringed Viking fortress for first time in 60 years

Sep 16th 2014, 6:45 AM 10,090 Views 11 Comments

The fortress was a genuine military facility and was probably the scene of fighting as well.

# vikings - Friday 25 April, 2014

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

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

Apr 25th 2014, 8:30 AM 13,486 Views 12 Comments

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

# vikings - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

These Viking artefacts and logboats have been found in Galway
# Viking Boats
# Viking Boats

These Viking artefacts and logboats have been found in Galway

Apr 9th 2014, 11:53 AM 14,340 Views 20 Comments

They’re very, very old.

# vikings - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

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

Mysterious Vikings are taking over the streets of Dublin

Apr 1st 2014, 12:03 PM 2,725 Views 0 Comments

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

# vikings - Friday 21 February, 2014

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

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

Feb 21st 2014, 7:30 AM 18,596 Views 38 Comments

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

# vikings - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

The Viking Splash Tour guides had a good reason to say AARRGH today
# Great ODin's Raven
From The Daily Edge
# Great ODin's Raven

The Viking Splash Tour guides had a good reason to say AARRGH today

Feb 19th 2014, 5:33 PM 4,693 Views 4 Comments

It can happen to anyone. But it’s funny when it happens to an amphibious bus.

# vikings - Thursday 9 January, 2014

The Viking Splash Tour fell foul of the clampers
# Viking Clamp Tour
From The Daily Edge
# Viking Clamp Tour

The Viking Splash Tour fell foul of the clampers

Jan 9th 2014, 10:30 PM 4,288 Views 1 Comment

Whoops.

# vikings - Saturday 4 January, 2014

Waterford braces itself for Viking invasion today*
# Waterford 1100
# Waterford 1100

Waterford braces itself for Viking invasion today*

Jan 4th 2014, 10:58 AM 12,645 Views 30 Comments

*(A replica invasion of the one that happened 1,100 years ago).

# vikings - Monday 30 December, 2013

Stop everything and watch this ridiculous kung fu cop movie trailer
# Kung Fury
From The Daily Edge
# Kung Fury

Stop everything and watch this ridiculous kung fu cop movie trailer

Dec 30th 2013, 7:30 PM 1,372 Views 2 Comments

There’s ‘hacking reality’, fighting Hitler, giant Vikings and er, dinosaurs.

# vikings - Saturday 29 June, 2013

Here are the 10 most pirated shows on television
# Downloaded
# Downloaded

Here are the 10 most pirated shows on television

Jun 29th 2013, 5:00 PM 16,971 Views 44 Comments

Game of Thrones, Modern Family and The Big Bang Theory all make the list.

# vikings - Saturday 4 May, 2013

Ever wondered where medieval Dubliners went for a pint?
# Hidden Ireland
# Hidden Ireland

Ever wondered where medieval Dubliners went for a pint?

May 4th 2013, 9:45 AM 24,807 Views 40 Comments

A bloody massacre at a picnic in Ranelagh, mass graves of Black Death victims in Dublin 8: this and more in our illustrated guide of Viking and medieval Dublin.

# vikings - Saturday 9 February, 2013

Did you know these TV shows were filmed in Ireland?
# Action
From The Daily Edge
# Action

Did you know these TV shows were filmed in Ireland?

Feb 9th 2013, 8:15 PM 61,450 Views 75 Comments

Motorbike gangs, 19th century killers and the Starks…

# vikings - Saturday 15 September, 2012

Pro sports more gay-friendly as athletes speak out
# Modern Times
From The42
# Modern Times

Pro sports more gay-friendly as athletes speak out

Sep 15th 2012, 10:03 PM 13,591 Views 11 Comments

Several stars have called for a change in attitudes as regards homosexuality in sport.

# vikings - Monday 3 September, 2012

Waterford festival to attempt new world record for biggest bowl of porridge
# Foodie News
# Foodie News

Waterford festival to attempt new world record for biggest bowl of porridge

Sep 3rd 2012, 2:00 PM 4,365 Views 16 Comments

Organisers plan to beat the existing Russian record for the largest bowl of porridge by stretching a massive bowl down Waterford’s quayside during the food festival.

# vikings - Monday 23 April, 2012

The Redzone Draft special: Offensive and defensive line
# Rising Stock
From The42
# Rising Stock

The Redzone Draft special: Offensive and defensive line

Apr 23rd 2012, 10:00 AM 325 Views 0 Comments

In the first in a series of NFL Draft specials, The Redzone looks at the big men who make the big bucks.

# vikings - Monday 12 September, 2011

The new NFL kick-off rule actually produced amazing highlights
# Happy Returns
From The42
# Happy Returns

The new NFL kick-off rule actually produced amazing highlights

Sep 12th 2011, 2:27 PM 428 Views 0 Comments

After the NFL moved kickoffs up five yards, most thought kick-return touchdowns would be a thing of the past. How wrong they were.

# vikings - Friday 22 July, 2011

Vikings: not just long-haired men in horned hats
# Discovery
# Discovery

Vikings: not just long-haired men in horned hats

Jul 22nd 2011, 12:06 PM 1,101 Views 12 Comments

Archaeologists have discovered that a number of burials of what they thought were male Vikings were in fact female.

# vikings - Thursday 14 July, 2011

Here's a cool time-lapse video of the Metrodome roof being re-inflated
# High Hopes
From The42
# High Hopes

Here's a cool time-lapse video of the Metrodome roof being re-inflated

Jul 14th 2011, 1:10 PM 228 Views 0 Comments

WATCH: Remember we showed you the Vikings’ stadium roof collapse under snow last December? Well, look how they got back up.

# vikings - Tuesday 12 July, 2011

For sale: One pirate island at a knockdown price
# Barrrrgain!
From The Daily Edge
# Barrrrgain!

For sale: One pirate island at a knockdown price

Jul 12th 2011, 1:24 PM 666 Views 7 Comments

There’s no roads or planning permission for it, but you could commission your own stamps if you owned it.