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#Battle of Clontarf

From TheJournal.ie Residents hit out at 'disingenuous' council over lowering of Clontarf sea wall Battle Of Clontarf
From TheJournal.ie Dirty tricks in north Dublin: FG candidate hits out at anonymous letter campaign Battle Of Clontarf

Dirty tricks in north Dublin: FG candidate hits out at anonymous letter campaign

Dublin Bay North candidate Naoise Ó Muirí has gone to the gardaí over false claims made in letters received by local residents.

From TheJournal.ie Locals who objected to housing scheme given cash back after developer screw-up ST ANNES PARK

Locals who objected to housing scheme given cash back after developer screw-up

The plan to build 381 homes at a site adjacent to St Anne’s Park fell at the first hurdle after the developer used the wrong name.

From TheJournal.ie Watch: We wish this guy was our history teacher Clontarf Revisited

Watch: We wish this guy was our history teacher

The Battle of Clontarf did not go down exactly as you might have read in primary school.

From The42 Clontarf GAA set a world record thanks to Jack McCaffrey and 1,499 friends Record Breakers This post contains videos

Clontarf GAA set a world record thanks to Jack McCaffrey and 1,499 friends

The Dublin footballer took part in a mass training session with his local club.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie One post office made stamps to mark the Battle of Clontarf anniversary, can you guess where? Isle Of Brian
From TheJournal.ie 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?

From TheJournal.ie Blood, swords and Iceland: A new way of looking at the Battle of Clontarf Battle Cries

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

Blood, battle cries and graphic art.

From TheJournal.ie Battle of Clontarf comes to life (Game of Thrones style) on Twitter 1000th Anniversary

Battle of Clontarf comes to life (Game of Thrones style) on Twitter

This week marks the 1,000th anniversary of the famous battle.

From TheJournal.ie Brian Boru's being given a new crown, made from the Irish diaspora's silver and gold Crown Jewels

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…

From TheJournal.ie History experts descend on Trinity College to discover the truth about the Battle of Clontarf Irish History

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.

From TheJournal.ie Iconic Battle of Clontarf painting to be unveiled later today OPW

Iconic Battle of Clontarf painting to be unveiled later today

The massive 3 x 2 metre painting depicts the 1014 battle, in which Brian Boru was killed.

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?

From TheJournal.ie Iconic 'Battle of Clontarf' painting returns to Dublin 3 ... from Hawaii Boru Abu

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.

From TheJournal.ie Plans to mark 1,000 years since "defining" Battle of Clontarf Boru Abu

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”.)

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.

From TheJournal.ie Campaign aims to turn jewellery into funding for cancer research Cancer Research

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.