1014: Dublin 1,000 years ago, based on research by Dr Patrick Wallace. Illustration: Simon Dick/National Museum of Ireland

Can we envision Dublin before a city stood by the Liffey? What sort of environment did Dubliners of 1014 live in? We can make some reasonable g(...)

Victor: Brian Boru at Clontarf in 1014, painted in 1914 by James Ward. Photograph: courtesy of Dublin City Council 3:42

April 23rd is the 1,000th anniversary of the death of Brian Boru, the most famous and, arguably, the greatest Irishman before the modern era. H(...)