Brian Bóruma mac Cennétig (Brian Boru, High King of Ireland) is presented with the head of a slain viking. Painting by Angus McBride:

Brian Bóruma mac Cennétig (Brian Boru, High King of Ireland) is presented with the head of a slain viking. Painting by Angus McBride.

Ireland is famous for having many famous kings and queens. To name a few are Queen Maeve, Brian Boru, and King Puck. Queen Maeve is known to have been very greedy for power; she ruled over the province of Connacht in the west Ireland. She was feared by her allies, enemies, and even her own people. Brian Boru was the high king of Ireland he was a viking and was the one responsible for the Battle of Clontarf in 1014. He won the war, but unfortunately he was killed that night.

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CELTIC HIGH KING Was a clan/tribe leader over a confederation of tribes to prepare for external threats (i. Saxons, Picts or Irish) They intervened in domestic quarrels to maintain domestic stability.

Brian Mac Cennétig 'Brian Boru' - The Last Great High King of Ireland!

My great grandfather, Brian Mac Cennétig 'Brian Boru' - The Last Great High King of Ireland

Brian Bóruma mac Cennétig, (c. 941–23 April 1014), (English: Brian Boru) self-appointed High King of Ireland, and progenitor of the O'Brien dynasty.

Brian Bóruma mac Cennétig, (c. April (English: Brian Boru) self-appointed High King of Ireland, and progenitor of the O'Brien dynasty. My great grandfather.

Brian Boru Harp in Trinity College Dublin,  [The Brian Boru harp.] not originally from the time of Brian, but was made in 1220 for Donnchadh Cairbre O'Brien, King of Thomond, it has 30 metal strings. Throughout its history the harp was in the possession of many including some kings.

The Brian Boru Harp -- Crafted in 1220 for Donnchadh Cairbre O'Brien, King of Thomond -- Featured thirty metal strings. Belonging to Trinity College

Egyptian Princess Scota | Brian Boru was himself descended from the ancient kings of Ulster and ...

Egyptian Princess Scota | Brian Boru was himself descended from the ancient kings of Ulster and ...

Statue of Brian Boru, the legendary last great High King of Ireland

Statue of King Brian Boru, the legendary last great High King of Ireland

Ireland, Battle of Clontarf between the Vikings and the Irish of Brian Boru, 1014. Raffaele Caruso

Ireland, Battle of Clontarf between the Vikings and the Irish of Brian Boru, Raffaele Caruso

Brian Boru - The Lion of Ireland,

Brian Boru-aka Brian Bóruma mac Cennétig, King Of Ireland great grandfather.

Brian Boru - The last High King of Ireland. As my great grandmother was Annie O'Brien, I am a descendant!   [I am also a descendant.. BKT]

April 1014 Battle of Clontarf: Brian Boru defeats Viking invaders, but is killed in battle.

ca-tsuka:  Cartoon Saloon animation studio artists worked for Brian Boru exhibition (Trinity College - Dublin).Illustrators : Tomm Moore (director of The Secret of Kells), Ross Stewart and Alice Dieudonne

ca-tsuka: Cartoon Saloon animation studio artists worked for Brian Boru exhibition (Trinity College - Dublin).Illustrators : Tomm Moore (director of The Secret of Kells), Ross Stewart and Alice Dieudonne

Cartoon Saloon animation studio artists worked for Brian Boru exhibition (Trinity College - Dublin). Illustrators : Tomm Moore (director of The Secret of Kells), Ross Stewart and Alice Dieudonne

ca-tsuka: Cartoon Saloon animation studio artists worked for Brian Boru exhibition (Trinity College - Dublin).Illustrators : Tomm Moore (director of The Secret of Kells), Ross Stewart and Alice Dieudonne

Cartoon Saloon animation studio artists worked for Brian Boru exhibition (Trinity College - Dublin). Illustrators : Tomm Moore (director of The Secret of Kells), Ross Stewart and Alice Dieudonne

and their battle with High King Brian Boru---Cartoon Saloon animation studio artists worked for Brian Boru exhibition (Trinity College - Dublin). Illustrators : Tomm Moore (director of The Secret of Kells), Ross Stewart and Alice Dieudonne # Celtic

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