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Brian Boru & The Vikings

The Viking Invasion We all know Brian Boru drove back the Viking invasion in 1014, right? RIGHT? Well done to those who shook their heads. This is a pseudo-history brought forward by Brian Boru’s grandson to boost his family’s name and prestige. The truth is that Vikings were here long before Brian was even born. Vikings first landed in Ireland somewhere around the year 794 when they started their raids…

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