Tagged: Ireland

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The Vikings and the Irish Sea world

Professor of Medieval History details how the Vikings influenced Ireland and Scotland Christine Foster Meloni Washington Dr. Jennifer Paxton, Professor of Medieval History at Catholic University, recently presented “The Vikings and the Irish Sea...

A Viking tour of Waterford, Ireland

From fancy glass to rugged stone, this Irish city has a long and surprisingly Nordic history Emily C. Skaftun The Norwegian American If the name of Waterford, Ireland, brings anything to mind, it’s most...

Exploring Dublin’s Viking history

Dublin: an Irish city with Viking roots Thor A. Larsen Fishkill, N.Y. According to recorded history, Viking raiders first landed on the coast of Ireland in the end of the eighth century. These early...

Music at Scandinavia House January 2010

APAP 2010 – Northern Realms Music Showcase Monday, January 11, 2010 First set: 2-5 pm         Second set: 7-11 pm FREE reservations are required: 607-435-2045 info@OnQueueArtists.com Some of the most exciting and talented folk music...

Readmission agreements with Montenegro and Serbia

Norway has formed readmission agreements with Montenegro and Serbia. An exemption from the visa requirement will also be made effective for these countries and for Macedonia starting on 19 December. ”This is in correlation...

Irish and Norwegians biggest hotel spenders in Europe

Irish and Norwegians Europe’s biggest spenders: Hotels.com’s latest Hotel Price Index Spend an average of 122 euros per night on hotel room According to a report in traveldailynews.com by Vicky Karantzavelou, Hotels.com’s latest Hotel Price...