“Pirates off Portrush” 1st & 2nd July 2017. Free family fun day.

The Ardglass Vikings are bringing their two longships, Ellen Dubh and Black Swallow to invade Portrush on 1st and 2nd July. Pirates Off Portrush, is a free family fun day based around the exploits of a Scottish Pirate called Tavish Dhu. This year’s adventure for the intrepid Pirate Tavish Dhu sees him having to deal … Continue reading »

Rathlin Sound Maritime Festival 2017

Rathlin Sound Maritime Festival 2017 The event is held from Friday 26th May to Sunday 4th June. The Ardglass Vikings Association are taking one of our viking boats to Rathlin Island on the 3 – 4th June. The festival is centred on Rathlin Sound, the body of water that lies between Rathlin Island and Ballycastle. From the adrenaline … Continue reading »
Claddagh Traditional Boat Festival Galway 27-28th May 2017

Claddagh Traditional Boat Festival Galway 27-28th May 2017

The Ardglass Viking Association are taking both viking boats, Black Swallow and Ellen Dubh from Co.Down to the Bádóirí an Cladaig (Claddagh Bay, Galway) for an invasion of Lady’s beach (opposite Galway bay and Salthill Hotel) around 7pm on Saturday. The Claddagh Basin are hosting a viking village and the City of Tribes will be performing … Continue reading »
Goodlife Festival including Medieval Village

Goodlife Festival including Medieval Village

Join Ardglass Vikings and Living History Ireland at the GoodLife Festival. Rowing or sailing with our longboats on the shores of Lough Neagh, or having craic in the Viking Village. Over 10,000 people came to the festival last time it was held 3 years ago. Camp is available from Thursday.

Good Life Festival

Join Ardglass Vikings and Living History Ireland at the GoodLife Festival. Rowing or sailing with our longboats on the shores of Lough Neagh, or having craic in the Viking Village. Over 10,000 people came to the festival last time it was held 3 years ago. Camp is available from Thursday.
Vikings Season 4 – are you ready?

Vikings Season 4 – are you ready?

What can we say… What happens on set, stays on set. Vikings returns to the History Channel on Thursday 18 February at 10pm. Fantastic clips of Ardglass Vikings longboats in action here, including Ricky Roundwood 1.28 mins in. Beach landings against the Saxons and intense battle scenes.
Goodlife Festival 2016 Including Medieval Village

Goodlife Festival 2016 Including Medieval Village

Join Ardglass Vikings and Living History Ireland at the GoodLife Festival. Rowing or sailing with our longboats on the shores of Lough Neagh, or having craic in the Viking Village. Over 10,000 people came to the festival last time it was held 3 years ago. Camp is available from Thursday. Venue is the Lough Neagh … Continue reading »
Big Viking Picnic

Big Viking Picnic

€20000 raised for the Aoibheann Pink Tie children’s cancer charity plus a Guinness book of record attempt for the largest shield wall. Thanks to all who shared their photos. Huge thanks to Travis Fimmel and Alexander Ludwig for coming and supporting the cause and taking the time to take photos. Congratulations to the organisers it … Continue reading »