When Brian Boru was killed at the Battle of Clontarf he left two sons chall-enging each other for the succession, half-brothers of whom the older was Donnchad, son of the […]

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Jimmy Deenihan, Minister for Arts, Culture and the Gaeltacht, has announced a programme to mark the millennium of the Battle of Clontarf, despite being told to ‘shush’ by a security […]

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In anticipation of the possibility of Home Rule, Edward Carson and James Craig founded the Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) in early 1913. Their intention was that unionists in the north […]

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Claire Gogarty Clontarf Books £30 ISBN 9781782801702 Clontarf these days, to outsiders at least, seems no more than an amorphous part of the suburbs that stretch without interruption around Dublin […]

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James Graham Campbell Thames & Hudson £9.95 ISBN 9780500204191 Viking art is an illustrated study of the applied art of Scandinavia and the Scandinavian world in the period c. AD […]

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