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.

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 ...

April 23, 1014---Brian Boru, the ancient and most well known of Ireland's High Kings, is assassinated by a group of retreating Norsemen shortly after his Irish forces defeated them ... From: Wild Eyed Southern Celt https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=360027477440811=a.228374293939464.44947.228348587275368=1

April 23, 1014---Brian Boru, the ancient and most well known of Ireland's High Kings, is assassinated by a group of retreating Norsemen shortly after his Irish forces defeated them ... From: Wild Eyed Southern Celt https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=360027477440811=a.228374293939464.44947.228348587275368=1

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!

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, 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, 1014. Raffaele Caruso

Murchad, the son of Brian Boru, High King of all Ireland, tackles a Viking at the battle of Clontarf, Dublin, 1014

Murchad, the son of Brian Boru, High King of all Ireland, tackles a Viking at the battle of Clontarf, Dublin, 1014

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

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