Come celebrate the new February bank holiday with us and learn all about Medieval weapons. If you want to know more about arms and armour in Ireland in Medieval Ireland? If so, then come join weapons experts Claíomh and find out more in this family friendly event. Claíomh will be showcasing equipment and clothing used in both the Anglo-Irish world and in Gaelic Ireland. Find out all about Swords, pole-arms, medieval ballistics and defensive armour and see a diverse range of domestic goods including medieval badges, Irish hammered coins and natural dyes.
As well as this, they will also be holding talks on the hour for those who want even more information!
12:00: Defensive gear: helmets, shields and armour
13:00: Both sides of The Pale: curbing native Gaelic styles—fashion and the law
14:00: Medieval arms: an overview of projectiles and close combat weaponry
15:00: Warfare in Gaelic Medieval Ireland
Happening Sunday and Monday, the 5th and 6th of February, suitable for all ages.