Members of the Clontarf 2014 committee presenting commemorative Brían Boru medallions to Minister Jimmy Deenihan and the
Lord Mayor of Dublin. Left to right: Kay Lonergan, Chair, Clontarf Historical Society; Minister Jimmy Deenihan; Collette Gill, Chair,
Clontarf 2014 Committee; Cllr. Oisin Quinn, Lord Mayor of Dublin; and Douglas Appleyard, Chair Raheny Heritage Society.
*** NO REPRODUCTION FEE *** DUBLIN : 22/01/2014 : Counties come together to commemorate Brian Boru and the Battle of Clontarf. The largest ever medieval battle re-enactment to be staged in Ireland, ????To Crown a King???? in Cashel; the ????Viking Big Dig???? in Dublin and ????F????ile Brian Boru???? in Killaloe, County Clare are just some of the exciting events planned to commemorate Brian Boru and the millennium of the Battle of Clontarf. Lord Mayor of Dublin Ois????n Quinn joined Minister for Arts, Heritage and Gaeltacht, Jimmy Deenihan T.D. earlier today at Trinity College Dublin, to announce the major programme of festivals and events which will run throughout the millennium year 2014 at nationwide locations with close associations with the life and death Brian Boru. The website www.brianborumillennium.ie will host the full programme of events and will go live at the end of January 2014. Picture Conor McCabe Photography.
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