Clontarf 1014: Programme of Events

Man and girl in Viking clothing

Throughout 2014 the National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology will be commemorating the millennium of the Battle of Clontarf through a series of special events.

All events run alongside the forthcoming Clontarf 1014 exhibition and happen at the Kildare Street Museum site.


Clontarf 1014

July

Tuesday 8th July, 11am – 12pm & 2pm – 3pm: Fighting Fingers – The Battle of Clontarf!

Wednesday 9th July, 2.30pm – 3.30pm: Dublin Libraries-Viking Workshops on Tour- Marino Library!

Saturday 12th July, 11am – 12pm & 2pm – 3pm: Explore a Viking Sea Chest!

Tuesday 15th July, 11am – 12pm & 2pm – 3pm: Make a Viking Helmet!

Wednesday 16th July, 2.30pm – 3.30pm: Dublin Libraries-Viking Workshops on Tour- Donaghmede Library!

Saturday 19th July, 2.30pm – 3.30pm: Dublin Libraries-Viking Workshops on Tour- Rathmines Library!

Tuesday 22nd July, 11am – 12pm & 2pm – 3pm: Fighting Fingers – The Battle of Clontarf!

Thursday 24th July, 2.30pm – 3.30pm: Dublin Libraries-Viking Workshops on Tour- Phibsboro Library!

Saturday 26th July, 11am – 12pm & 2pm – 3pm: Make a Viking Helmet!

Tuesday 29th July, 11am – 12pm & 2pm – 3pm: Make a Viking Helmet!

August

Tuesday 5th August, 11am – 12pm & 2pm – 3pm: Fighting Fingers – The Battle of Clontarf!

Wednesday 6th August, 2.30pm – 3.30pm: Dublin Libraries-Viking Workshops on Tour- Cabra Library!

Saturday 9th August, 11am – 12pm & 2pm -3pm: Make a Battle Banner!

Tuesday 12th August, 11am – 12pm & 2pm -3pm: Make a Battle Banner!

Tuesday 19th August, 11am – 12pm & 2pm – 3pm: Fighting Fingers – The Battle of Clontarf!

Wednesday 20th August, 2.30pm – 3.30pm: Dublin Libraries-Viking Workshops on Tour- Raheny Library!

Tuesday 26th August, 11am – 11.45am: Heritage Week: Sign-Language Interpreted Tour: Clontarf 1014 – Brian Boru and the Battle for Dublin

Tuesday 26th August, 1.15pm – 2pm: Heritage Week: The Battle of Clontarf and Recent Archaeological Discoveries

Wednesday 27th August, 1.15pm – 2pm: Heritage Week: The Conservation of the Banagher Sword

Thursday 28th August, 1.15pm – 2pm: Heritage Week: ‘Warrior’ Graves? Dublin’s Viking Burial Reconsidered

Sunday 31st August, 2.15pm – 3pm & 3.15pm – 4pm: Heritage Week: Design your own Viking Character with Illustrators Mark Wickham and Chris Judge!

September

Friday 19th September, 6.30pm – 7.30pm: Culture Night: The Food of Viking Towns and the Gaelic Countryside: A Taste of Early Medieval Ireland

Sunday 28th September, 3pm – 4pm: Make a Viking Treasure Box!

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Further Information

For booking and more information, contact the Education & Outreach department on +353 (1) 648 6339 or email educationarch@museum.ie

Clontarf 1014 is kindly supported by the Department of the Arts, Heritage and the GaeltachtLinks to external website.

Find out about the Clontarf 1014 exhibition

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For booking and more information, contact the Education & Outreach department on +353 (1) 648 6453 or email the Bookings Office.

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