Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Further Irish History Discussion

Once the Vikings began to raid in 795, Ireland was permanently occupied, wholly or partly, by foreigners.

The Danes were followed by the Anglo-Normans in the twefth century. During the sixteenth century the English imperial grip tightened, and relations were further embittered by the Reformation.

Protestant England kept Catholic Ireland under subjection, sometimes incredibly brutal, until after the First World War.

Irish Dance Traditions

Dancing in the Middle Ages (England) Irish dance dates back to its origins in Europe in the 11th and 12th centuries and became closely ...