The Battle of Clontarf Festival

St. Anne’s Park Raheny

Dates:19/04/ to 20/04/
Times:11am to 7pm
Admission: Free.

The Battle of Clontarf Festival is a Public Transport supported event. Parking is available in the general area but is limited. Dublin City Council would encourage anyone attending the event to use public transport.

Visitors are strongly advised to utilise the public transport systems to access the festival.

On Saturday Dublin Bus routes 29a, 31a, 31b, 32 and 130 will be running services from Abbey Street Lower, which will drop passengers off on Mount Prospect Avenue, a short walking distance to the entrance of St. Anne’s Park, at the Red Stables.

On Sunday Dublin Bus routes 29, 31a, 31b, 32 and 130 will operate as usual with an additional Festival shuttle bus every 15 minutes on the 31 route from Eden Quay (between 10am-2pm) and from Abbey Street after 2pm.

Normal fares will apply.

Dart will be running services to Killester Dart Station which is the closest station to the event on Easter Saturday only. No DART service will run on Sunday April 20th

Dart services from Pearse Street and Connelly Stations also service the event. (Dart operating on Saturday only)

Accommodation options include Clontarf Castle Hotel.

Event Details: Dublin City Council proposes to stage the largest Viking village and living history battle re-enactment ever produced in Ireland.

The Viking village will contain static and interactive displays of Viking life and include demonstrations of Viking Skills and Crafts such as weapons displays , storytelling, Blacksmith, Leather working, Pole Lathe, Coin Striking, Silversmith, Hnefatafl (Viking Chess), Archery Display and Viking Long Boat, Falconry Displays & Mounted Viking Displays.

Tale of the Gael

Tale of the Gael was performed at the Geneva Literary Aid Society, Switzerland. Thanks to the Irish Embassy in Switzerland. Transport was provided by car hire Geneva Airport.

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