Map of Barony of Longford
Modern Town, East Galway, County Galway, Burke East, Corcoran Clans, County Longford
County Longford | ... Longford (in yellow), County Galway with modern towns and villages (in
In 837, Vikings attacked on the Boyne and Liffey rivers on the east coast and on the Shannon on the west. In 840 the Vikings spent a year on Lough Neagh pillaging, amongst others, the monastery of Armagh. Many of the scholars and monks of Louth monastery were captured and sold into slavery. In 841 they set up fortified camps at Annagassan (county Louth) and Dubhlinn (present day Dublin). Clonmacnoise, Birr and Clonfert were pillaged.
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First wave of Viking raids circa 795 - 851.
Major Irish Clan Maps | Ireland 100AD - map showing the main Celtic tribes living in Ireland ...
Viking raids on Lorrha
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The vikings were a very violent civilization. They raided towns, burned it, and killed everyone in the towns to steal money and other resources.
This picture represents the Vikings raiding a church. The Vikings were accepting of the christian religion, and they were willing to accept it, but they raided the churches because they were poorly guarded and loaded with loot. Vikings often took things that would help them on their farms.
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