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

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

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:

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.

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

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 ...

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.

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

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

Brian Boru, Dublin Castle chapel. ~Repinned Via Patti Pat http://www.flickr.com/photos/jaobrien/6473604797/

Brian Boru, Dublin Castle chapel. ~Repinned Via Patti Pat http://www.flickr.com/photos/jaobrien/6473604797/

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