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Battle of Clontarf, Dublin

Postby Kevin Downing » Mon Apr 07, 2014 7:50 am

The re-enactment of the Good Friday 1014 battle of Clontarf takes place on 19th and 20th April in Dublin. See the links for information and timetables. ... -festival/

Dublin City Council and Fingal Living History Society are hosting the event.

There will be a Viking show in Killaloe, Co Clare on 12th and 13. Check the first link above under "Clare". Then the show moves to Clontarf in Dublin for 19th and 20. Overseas guests are arriving from Wed 16th. Contact FLHS for ferry discounts. The battle reenactment will be on the 19th and 20. The wake of Brian Boru will be in Swords Castle, Dublin on Friday night 25th and for that weekend. His remains are intended to be carried on a cart through the street with a lighted torch procession. DCC are agreeing to switch off the public lighting for this. The show then moves to Armagh for his burial, 3rd and 4th of May, check "Armagh" on the top website.
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