The Rock of Dunamase: Stunning Irish Drone Footage
The Rock of Dunamase was raided and plundered by the notorious Vikings in 842.
This was recorded by the monks who bore witness to the savage attacks that they were subjected to at this violent time in Ireland’s history. The Vikings had traveled from their seasonal settlement in Dublin and raided the well-protected Rock of Dunamase in 845AD.
The famous Abbot known as Terryglass, was murdered during these vicious raids by the feared and ruthless Vikings.
They would have plundered and killed all who crossed their paths, removing all forms of portable wealth from Christian sites.
The dawning of 10th and 11thCenturies saw the Rock of Dunamase intertwined with the legends of Ireland associated with the Kings of Ireland.