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Innovative Viking Project aims to involve Public

As hit TV drama series Vikings returns for a gripping fourth season with Jonathan Rhys Meyers set to join its…

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Viking coins from Dublin discovered in Wales

A hoard of 14 silver pennies, whose origins lie in Viking Age Dublin, have just been declared treasure in Wales….

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Let’s go a Viking: Sailing on the Sea Stallion of Glendalough

Alva Mac Gowan recounts her recent voyage on the Sea Stallion of Glendalough, a reconstructed Viking longship ‘It is the…

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Woodstown a key site for understanding Vikings in 9th century Ireland

Fierce and wild is the wind to-night, It tosses the tresses of the sea to white; On such a night…

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Viking Age Ship Graffiti from Dublin

This piece of Viking Age ship graffiti was identified on a wooden plank that was recovered during an archaeological excavation…

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‘Tonight I fear not the Vikings’, An Early Irish Poem

‘Bitter is the wind tonight It tosses the ocean’s white hair Tonight I fear not the fierce warriors of Norway¬†…

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Viking Ireland, a fantastic series of videos by the National Museum of Ireland

The Vikings in Ireland is a fantastic series of videos, which have been produced by the National Museum of Ireland…

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Some Irish words with Norse Origins

The year 795 AD ¬†saw a new force arrive on the Irish political scene, the Vikings. These seaborne warriors were…

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Bones of the Vikings: when raiding goes wrong

The ninth and tenth centuries saw the arrival of a new force on the Irish political scene, the Vikings. These…

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Dublin’s Viking warrior burials