In today’s modern world of gamers, social media, and endless television, we’re taking a look at some old style games, and seeing what kind were played by the children of Viking and medieval Dublin.
From battles in 1916 to nightclubs, the history behind where Dublinia is housed, one of the most important, beautiful and photographed buildings in our city, might just surprise you!
The 13th century was the time of great medieval fairs all around Europe and in Dublin, merchants from different lands gathered at Dublin’s Fairgreen annually for 15 days each July to trade their goods!
We constantly get asked questions here in Dublinia about the role of Viking women in society, so here are a few bits of information that you might not have heard before!
We all know, especially now, that hygiene and health is so important so, with that, we have decided to take a look at what kind of health the Viking people of Dublin were in, their hygiene, diet, but also what beauty measures they followed.
Have you felt a chill creep into your bones, or feel like you are getting a fever?? Well, it might just be that but in Medieval Dublin in 1348 you might just have fallen victim to the plague!
Bringing the world of Viking Dublin to life! Dublin and the Viking World’ is our fantastic new book to celebrate Dublinia’s 25th birthday.
The Story of The Follow the Vikings Performance, and warrior poet Egill Skallagrimsson.
The Follow the Vikings project aims to make the transnational Viking heritage accessible and understandable to a world-wide audience. So what is it and why is Dublinia part of it?
Want to learn more about the secrets of Medieval Dublin? well now you can! Along with Dublin city council, Dublinia has developed a free smartphone app, find out more here.