Brian Boru, one of the greatest and coolest high kings of ireland, will have his 1000 year anniversary on Good Friday in 2014 and we're having a party to cheer him on his way.
He was the "Ard Ri", meaning "High King", so to be honest he was one of the first and most defo the last high king to unite Ireland under one monarch.
When he was eighty-nine, he gave the Vikings a good 'ol Battle at Clontarf on Good Friday, 1014 and defeated them, but didn't get to make it home himself and one of de pissed off defeated Vikings, Bothair, murdered Brian, apparently in his tent!
Ireland's coolest king was dead and gone, but
"Brian was the last man in Erin who was a match for a hundred."