The Vikings are Coming!

July 1st, 2024 | Posted by arlenewhite in Entertainment | Family | Fun | Heritage | History | Uncategorized

Vikings are Coming to Killaloe!

Prepare yourselves, Killaloe! Next weekend, the home of Brian Boru will witness the arrival of 60 Vikings, ready to descend upon our historic town.

🚢 Viking Ship on Display
The Vikings will sail into Killaloe and moor their majestic ship on the pontoon. The ship will be lit up at night, creating a stunning visual spectacle. Visitors are welcome to come aboard and explore the ship, with opportunities for trips on both Saturday and Sunday.

🍻 Friday Night Pub Raids
The weekend of Viking festivities will kick off on Friday night with a thrilling raid on the pubs in Ballina and Killaloe. Watch out for these Norse invaders as they bring their unique brand of entertainment and camaraderie to our local establishments.

🗡️ Interactive Viking Shows
Throughout the weekend, the Vikings will be putting on interactive shows, giving everyone a taste of what life was like during the Viking era. A highlight will be the display of a replica Viking sword found in Lough Derg—an incredible piece of history brought to life.

🔥 Torch-Lit Parade & Fireworks
On Saturday night, join the Vikings for a spectacular torch-lit parade through the village of Ballina. This fiery procession will culminate in a breathtaking fireworks display, lighting up the night sky in true Viking fashion.

Don’t miss this extraordinary event, where history comes alive in Killaloe. Whether you’re a history enthusiast or just looking for a fun and unique experience, this Viking invasion promises to be an unforgettable weekend.

See you there!

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