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Clontarf

(klŏntärf`), suburb of Dublin, Co. Dublin, E Republic of Ireland. It was the scene of a decisive defeat (1014) of the Danes by the Irish under Brian BoruBrian Boru
or Brian Boroimhe
, 940?–1014, king of Ireland. A clan prince, he succeeded his brother Mathghamhain, who had seized the throne of Munster from the Eogharacht rulers (963).
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, who himself was killed in the fighting. Clontarf Castle was built (1835) on the site of an ancient castle that belonged successively to the Knights Templars and the Knights Hospitalers.
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Stirling was soon through to his hundred much to the delight of the fans in Clontarf and celebrated by kneeling on the Clontarf pitch as much in relief as in joy.
The conference was called to explore what really happened at the history-changing battle of Clontarf; to reevaluate the origins of Irish high-king Brian Boru, his career, his dynamics legacy, and his later literary image; and to introduce into public discourse the high-kingship of Ireland and the role of the Vikings in medieval Ireland.
The vexed question of what actually happened at the Battle of Clontarf is addressed directly by Sean Duffy, Commissioning and Consulting Editor of a special issue of History Ireland devoted to Brian Born (March/April 2014, 30-33).
Reviewers visiting the Clontarf Hotel on West Shore wrote about its "elegance, comfortable beds and good selection for breakfast".
After Oslo, Ivor flew to Spain where he acquired the deep tan before returning home -whether he headed to Clontarf or West Cork from the airport we cannot say!
The East Hampton-based Clontarf built the 3,300-square-foot home with lumber from managed forests, meaning new trees are planted every time old growth is cut down.
The four raiders broke into the National Irish Bank (NIB) employee's Clontarf home at midnight and held his wife and three children hostage for twelve hours in a field at the junction of the Malahide Road and the Hole in the Wall Road in Dublin.
Scotland coach Andy Moles has heaped the pressure on ICC Trophy hosts Ireland as they prepare for today's final at Clontarf, Dublin.
Belfast Harlequins gave themselves a great chance of claiming one of the remaining two play-off places by picking up a bonus point in winning away to last season's beaten finalists Clontarf.
After uniting the island towards the end of the 10th century, he was granted the title `Ard Ri' (High King), and is credited with driving the Vikings from Ireland at the Battle of Clontarf in 1014.
Offaly, and (e) BEHAN FS LIMITED, trading as EVEREST FC LIMITED, never traded, having its registered office at 73 the Stiles Road, Clontarf, Dublin 3, and its principal place of business at 73 the Stiles Road, Clontarf, Dublin 3, and each of which has no assets exceeding [euro]150 and/or having no liabilities exceeding [euro]150, has resolved to notify the Registrar of Companies, that the Company is not carrying on business and to request the Registrar on that basis to exercise her powers pursuant to Section 733 of the Companies Act 2014 to strike the name of the Company off the register.