About Sinead Murphy

Sinead is the head of our Historical and Cultural research team. Sinead studied Archaeology with modular Anthropology, and has Post Graduate qualifications in Heritage Management, including History, Museum Management and Religious Studies.
14 02, 2018

The Marriage of Strongbow and Aoife at The National Gallery of Ireland

By | 2018-02-14T17:38:20+00:00 February 14th, 2018|Irish Knowledge|0 Comments

He is commonly known as Strongbow and were this name comes from is up for debate but is assumed that somewhere in translation from French to Latin it was a mistake in the pronouncing of Striguil over which he was also a lord, and is now modern-day Chepstow. It is very unlikely that he was called Strongbow at the point of the invasion of Ireland