Brian Boru Kicks Some Viking Ass

The Battle of Clontarf

Now go away, or I shall taunt you a second time! Photo by Jesse Gardner on Unsplash

TThe Battle of Clontarf resulted from two centuries of broken treaties, misalliances, dirty dealings, and general loathing between the native Irish Celtic chieftains and the Norsemen who invaded and settled in Ireland two hundred years earlier.

The Vikings arrived on the shores of the Emerald Isle and plundered its monasteries for their gold…

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Kathy Copeland Padden

Kathy Copeland Padden

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