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Brian Boru

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Brian Boru's Biography

Brian Bóruma mac Cennétig, (c. 941–23 April 1014), (English: Brian Boru, Middle Irish: Brian Bóruma, Irish: Brian Bóroimhe), was an Irish king who ended the domination of the High Kingship of Ireland by the Uí Néill. Building on the achievements of his father, Cennétig mac Lorcain, and especially his elder brother, Mathgamain, Brian first made himself King of Munster, then subjugated Leinster, making himself ruler of the south of Ireland. He is the founder of the O'Brien dynasty.

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  • Get stressed in traffic jams? Be warned. It could harm your mental health ...

      News Source: Mail Online UK | over 1 year ago
    Many thanks for your suggestion about the book " Don't stress the small stuff" I read the reviews about it, and have just ordered it for my very stressed university student daughter, who is going through hell with anxiety attacks right now.She is on
  • Sea Moon tops Leger entries

      News Source: Moreover Silicon Valley | almost 3 years ago
    Doncaster favourite Sea Moon, ante-post favourite at 6/4 with sponsor Ladbrokes, heads 17 horses going forward for the £500,000 Group One Ladbrokes St Leger at Doncaster on September 10, following the August 23 scratchings deadline Sir Michael Stoute'
  • 'I never carried the sod,' an Irish hedge school history

      News Source: Moreover Silicon Valley | 3 years ago
    No Catholic could teach, no building could serve as a school, under penalty of law. Outlaw teachers So it began that outlawed teachers taught children and traveling "strangers" in the open air...The teacher might get paid in butter or with a few

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  • bookish: Saturday Book Giveaway: Enough Irish to last you ...

      Blog Source: bookish.livejournal.com | over 1 year ago
    Lion of Ireland; Brian Boru: Emperor of the Irish; Finn Mac Cool; Strongbow: The Story of Richard and Aoife. Rules: 1. Only ask for them if you actually want to read them. Consider posting a review here on bookish, though this is not obligatory.
  • REH: Two-Gun Raconteur » Blog Archive » Close Shaves

      Blog Source: rehtwogunraconteur.com | over 1 year ago
    He was a near relative of Brian Boru. He hadn't as yet become tainted with an accusation of treacherous dealings ... Brian Boru had many pressing concerns circa 1010 CE. REH, then, did 'explain' at least two of his Gaelic heroes'
  • My Five Men: E Is For Elizabeth

      Blog Source: myfivemen.blogspot.com | over 1 year ago
    The meaning of Brian is "high, noble". It was borne by the semi-legendary Irish king Brian Boru, who thwarted Viking attempts to conquer Ireland in the 11th century. He was slain in the Battle of Clontarf, though his forces were decisively .

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