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This morning

Bannow beach, County Wexford

Ann Power writes:

May 2019 marks the 850th anniversary of the arrival of the Normans to Ireland, onto the beach at Bannow in County Wexford and a year-long programme of public events have been announced to honour the anniversary.

This morning, the programme of events was officially announced with a flavour of what is to come as a hoard of Norman Knights made their way ashore just as they would have done some 850 years ago and this May Bank holiday weekend the anniversary will be commemorated at the Bannow 1169 Norman Festival taking place in the village on May 4th and 5th….

Norman 850 (Visit Wexford)

Pic: Patrick Browne