Brian Mac Cennétig 'Brian Boru' - The Last Great High King of Ireland

Brian Mac Cennétig 'Brian Boru' - The Last Great High King of Ireland

Brian Boru Harp in Trinity College Dublin,  [The Brian Boru harp.] not originally from the time of Brian, but was made in 1220 for Donnchadh Cairbre O'Brien, King of Thomond, it has 30 metal strings. Throughout its history the harp was in the possession of many including some kings.

Brian Boru Harp in Trinity College Dublin, [The Brian Boru harp.] not originally from the time of Brian, but was made in 1220 for Donnchadh Cairbre O'Brien, King of Thomond, it has 30 metal strings. Throughout its history the harp was in the possession of many including some kings.

Murchad, the son of Brian Boru, High King of all Ireland, tackles a Viking at the battle of Clontarf, Dublin, 1014

Murchad, the son of Brian Boru, High King of all Ireland, tackles a Viking at the battle of Clontarf, Dublin, 1014

The Battle of Clontarf, fought on Good Friday, 1014. Where High King Brian Boru defeated the Vikings of Dublin, Man, and the Orkneys. And where he met his death at the hands of Brodir of Man. The illustration shows Brian Boru (mounted at top) and the Irish attacking from the left and the Dublin Vikings defending on the right.

The Battle of Clontarf, fought on Good Friday, 1014. Where High King Brian Boru defeated the Vikings of Dublin, Man, and the Orkneys. And where he met his death at the hands of Brodir of Man. The illustration shows Brian Boru (mounted at top) and the Irish attacking from the left and the Dublin Vikings defending on the right.

Cartoon Saloon animation studio artists worked for Brian Boru exhibition (Trinity College - Dublin). Illustrators : Tomm Moore (director of The Secret of Kells), Ross Stewart and Alice Dieudonne

Cartoon Saloon animation studio artists worked for Brian Boru exhibition (Trinity College - Dublin). Illustrators : Tomm Moore (director of The Secret of Kells), Ross Stewart and Alice Dieudonne

April 23, 1014---Brian Boru, the ancient and most well known of Ireland's High Kings, is assassinated by a group of retreating Norsemen shortly after his Irish forces defeated them ... From: Wild Eyed Southern Celt https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=360027477440811=a.228374293939464.44947.228348587275368=1

April 23, 1014---Brian Boru, the ancient and most well known of Ireland's High Kings, is assassinated by a group of retreating Norsemen shortly after his Irish forces defeated them ... From: Wild Eyed Southern Celt https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=360027477440811=a.228374293939464.44947.228348587275368=1

Brian Bóruma mac Cennétig, (c. 941–23 April 1014), (English: Brian Boru) self-appointed High King of Ireland, and progenitor of the O'Brien dynasty.

Brian Bóruma mac Cennétig, (c. 941–23 April 1014), (English: Brian Boru) self-appointed High King of Ireland, and progenitor of the O'Brien dynasty.

Brian Boru - The last High King of Ireland. As my great grandmother was Annie O'Brien, I am a descendant!

Brian Boru - The last High King of Ireland. As my great grandmother was Annie O'Brien, I am a descendant!

Brian Bóruma mac Cennétig (Brian Boru, High King of Ireland) is presented with the head of a slain viking. Painting by Angus McBride:

Brian Bóruma mac Cennétig (Brian Boru, High King of Ireland) is presented with the head of a slain viking. Painting by Angus McBride:

Cartoon Saloon animation studio artists worked for Brian Boru exhibition (Trinity College - Dublin). Illustrators : Tomm Moore (director of The Secret of Kells), Ross Stewart and Alice Dieudonne

Cartoon Saloon animation studio artists worked for Brian Boru exhibition (Trinity College - Dublin). Illustrators : Tomm Moore (director of The Secret of Kells), Ross Stewart and Alice Dieudonne

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