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"The Normans landing in Wexford 850 years ago today changed history forever"

If your second name is Power or Fitz...you more than likely descend from the Normans and this wee...

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11.49 3 May 2019


"The Normans landing in Wexford 850 years ago today changed history forever"


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11.49 3 May 2019


If your second name is Power or Fitz...you more than likely descend from the Normans and this weekend is the 850th anniversary of the Normans invading Ireland for the fist time. In May 1169 the Normans first arrived onto the shores of Bannow Beach in County Wexford changing Ireland's future forever. The small village of Carrig on Bannow are hosting a festival called Bannow 1169.com which includes battle reenactments, readings and Norman music. Henry McKean visited the Norman stronghold and sent us this report.
The Bannow 1169 Festival celebrating the arrival of the Normans 850 years ago this week. For more check out bannow1169.com or visitwexford.ie/Normans

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