The golden age for
Christianity in Ireland comes to an end as Vikings arrive on Irish shores and
nudge their longships up the river to plunder the Irish interior. This episode
charts the impact of the Vikings on the Shannon, the Erne, the Barrow and the
Bann, with a focus on the warlord Turgesius, who ruled over Lough Ree, and the
rise of High King Brian Boru.
Shannon Navigation; Barrow Navigation; Erne System; Lower Bann Navigation
Podcast | Waterways Through Time Season Two