- Battle of Clontarf a battle fought in 1014, near Dublin, in the Republic of Ireland, in which the Danes were defeated by the Irish but the Irish king, Brian Boru, was killed
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After Clontarf Woden seems to have been looked upon as beaten.Ireland under the Tudors, Volume I (of II)
His reverence the Abbot of Clontarf knoweth well what to do with a pole-ax.Ned, the son of Webb
William O. Stoddard
The victory of Clontarf was celebrated by a renascence of learning.
Norman barons were among the enemy at the battle of Clontarf in 1014.
It was in 1014 that the final great battle of Clontarf was fought.The Charm of Ireland</p>
Burton Egbert Stevenson