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Documentary - Battle of Clontarf (25 November and 2 December)

5:00pm - 6:30pm / Wednesday 25th November 2020
Type: Webinar / Category: Department
  • Admission: Attendance is free but please register your interest by emailing eahern@liverpool.ac.uk by the 24th of November.
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On Wednesday the 25th of November at 5pm and Wednesday the 2nd of December at 5pm, the Institute of Irish Studies will host a viewing of the two-part documentary Cluain Tarbh, accompanied by an introductory talk and Q&A with Dr Clare Downham (University of Liverpool).
Brian Boru is famous as the man who united Ireland and defeated a Viking army at the Battle of Clontarf in 1014. But the truth is more complicated. Cluain Tarbh is a 2-part series stripping away the modern myths that surround Brian Boru, the Battle of Clontarf and the Vikings in Ireland.
Attendance is free but please register your interest by emailing eahern@liverpool.ac.uk by the 24th of November. Note that the documentary is in Irish with English subtitles.
Schedule:
Date: 25th November 2020
Time: Talk: 5.00pm
Screening: 5.30pm
Talk platform: Zoom. You will be sent the Zoom details once your place is confirmed.
Video Platform: TG4 web player. No account required.

Date: 2nd December 2020
Time: Screening: 5.00pm
Q&A: 6.00pm
Video Platform: TG4 web player. No account required.
Q&A platform: Zoom. You will be sent the Zoom details once your place is confirmed.