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.
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.
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