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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.

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.

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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

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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:

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

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

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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.

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Another "official" portrait of the big day: Brian Boru Blesses the Troops by James Ward.

Another "official" portrait of the big day: Brian Boru Blesses the Troops by James Ward.

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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

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