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Fire and Blood: The Vikings in Ireland – The Dynasty of Ivarr (RTE One Sunday 14 August 2022)

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The Dynasty of Ivarr: Part two of two. A look at the fortunes of the Ivarr dynasty, whose descendants constructed the urban area that later developed into the country’s capital city and spent 15 years in exile after being driven from Dublin. Experts such as Dr. Pat Wallace, who oversaw the Viking city of Dublin excavations, and others demonstrate how the Vikings had a tremendous amount of wealth and material possessions due to trade routes that reached as far as the Middle East.

Airdate: Sunday 14 August 2022 at 6.30pm on RTE One.

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