Brian Boru - Ireland’s most famous High King who was killed during the Battle of Clontarf - was laid to rest in the Ecclesiastical capital of Armagh. His tomb is located in the Church of Ireland Cathedral. To commemorate the millennium anniversary a series of events, to suit all ages, will take place across Armagh City from Tuesday 22nd April to Sunday 4th May.
Highlights of the event include:
Tuesday 22nd April: The Bóroimhe Suite
Wednesday 23rd April: The Arrival of Brian Ború
Thursday 24th April: Viking Longboats
Sunday 27th April: Ecumenical Service of Commemoration
Thursday 1st & Friday 2nd May: The Waking of Brian Ború
Saturday 3rd & Sunday 4th May: Viking Tented Village