The Battle of Clontarf Library Exhibition and Lunchtime Lectures

14 Feb 2014

The Royal Irish Academy have organised a series of lunchtime lectures on the momentous events of 1014, Brian Boru, the Vikings in Ireland and much more, also the focus of an exhibition based on the Library collections. The exhibition will run from March until the end of June 2014.

Lectures are held in the Meeting Room of the Royal Irish Academy, 13.00–14.00 hours. All welcome. No need to book. Groups should please phone 01-6090620 in advance.

Details as follows:

Tuesday 25 Febuary  Dáibhí Ó Cróinín, MRIA, NUI Galway ‘The Vikings in Ireland: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly’

Tuesday 4 March Seán Duffy, TCD ‘Winners and losers at the Battle of Clontarf’

Tuesday 11 March Colm Lennon, MRIA, NUI Maynooth ‘The Battle of Clontarf in Irish history and legend’

Tuesday 18 March Meidhbhín Ní Urdail, UCD ‘The Battle of Clontarf story in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Irish manuscripts’

Tuesday 1 April Donnchadh Ó Corráin, MRIA, UCC ‘Dál Cais, Déis, Ó Briain – changing places, changing identities’

Tuesday 8 April Stephen Harrison ‘The Battle of Clontarf: the archaeological evidence?’