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Easter 2014 is the Millenium of the death of Brian Ború at the Battle of Clontarf. There will be an all island celebration based on four key towns, Killaloe where he was born, Cashel where he rose to power as the King of Munster, Clontarf where he was killed and Armagh where he is buried.

To mark the millennium celebration Comhaltas has commissioned Boróimhe from composer Michael Rooney. The work will be performed at Bru Ború Cashel on April 24th (sold out already). and at Dun Ulad on April 22nd.

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