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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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Among the topics are hunting for the genetic legacy of Brian Boru in Irish historical sources; Brian and the Ui Neill kingship of Tara; the battle of Clontarf: the archaeological evidence; after Brian B raime: the high-kingship and the kings of Connacht; and writing history in the digital age: the battle of Clontarf goes online.
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.
Watson, who skippered the side to a six-wicket win over Holland on Tuesday, said: "The only time I've lost at Clontarf was alast-ball defeat to West Indies.
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.
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.
Bradley, the former Ireland scrum-half and captain who succeeded Steph Nel last month, has also handed a provincial contract to Clontarf hooker Bernard Jackman who finished last season as the All-Ireland League's top try scorer.
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.
AMEX: ROX), an emerging international spirits company, today announced that it has launched a new website as part of its brand-building campaign for its popular Clontarf Irish Whiskey.
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