Tuesday, 28 January 2014


 Brian Ború

The year 2014 marks the millennium of the anniversary of the death of Brian Ború and the Battle of Clontarf.

Brian Boru was born in Killaloe in County Clare in 941 and he became high King of Ireland in 1002.
 He is associated with sites throughout Ireland but also many in Co Clare,  Killaloe his birthplace,   
and Inis Cealtra, Scattery Island in Kilrush and Lough Derg.
 His descendents are the O Brien Clan who are also associated with many sites in Co Clare.
 Throughout the year there will be many events to celebrate Brian Boru's great heritage and legacy in Clare .

Clara Hoyne
Clare Roots Secretary
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See further details re Brian Boru below the invite.

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