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Life in a Viking and Early Norman Ireland

Life in a Viking & Early Norman Ireland

Joanna Grobosz

  • Co. Westmeath

In the lead up to Heritage Week we invited Dave Swift of Claíomh Living History and Military Heritage Group to Athlone Castle to present an enlightening demonstration of material culture of Viking and Early Norman Ireland as represented in archaeology & contemporary literature c. 920 – 1180. This demonstration was based around museum grade reproductions of 10th to 12th century artefacts including arms and armour, numismatics/silver, dress, accessories, clothing/textiles and leather crafting.

This demonstration was recorded live at Athlone Castle on Friday 5th August 2022.

This event at Athlone Castle, Co. Westmeath is supported by the Heritage Council under the Irish Walled Towns Network 2022 Interpretation Fund.

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