Recreating the middle ages in Dublin and the east coast of Ireland
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COVID-19 update

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With the restrictions announced by the Irish government this week, we’ve had to make changes to our plans.

So where are we with COVID?

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We have a better picture now than we did last March of how COVID-19 is affecting our lives, and our activities. There are still a lot of unknowns, and things...

Cruinniú Arís!

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Friends, we have good news. We will gather again at the Cruinniú, this October.

Tavern of Fools cancelled

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We’re cancelling Tavern of Fools as well. Realistically, anyone planning an event at this time has only two choices: press on, or cancel. And everyone planni...

Cruinniú postponed

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We are deeply sorry to announce that Cruinniú will be postponed due to the COVID-19 situation. Given the extraordinary measures being taken by countries acro...

Practices cancelled until late March

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The closure of schools and public institutions from today has affected most of the venues we use for our fighting, fencing, archery and A&S practices. We...

Thursday fighter practices

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Following the announcement by the Taoiseach regarding closure of schools and public institutions, Thursday fighter practices at Synge St school are cancelled...

Words on fighting from Duke Sean

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For Cruinniú, we will feature a series of short posts from fighters around the Kingdom about what inspired them to fight, or things they’ve learned about arm...

Booking your travel

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Cruinniú is now a little over two months away. If you’re planning to fly to Ireland for the event, we find that this is usually a opportune time to start fin...

Fundraising for Cruinniú

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The main driving principle behind Cruinniú since its inception in 2018 has been bringing visiting teachers to an area that has plenty of enthusiasm and poten...