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|Province Munster includes
six counties, Clare, Cork, Kerry,
Limerick, Tipperary and
Viking raiders turned harbors of
Waterford and Cork into fortified trading posts and military
From there they launched attacks against soft targets up
river. Target of Pagan Vikings were monastic sites
up river which were spaced about one days walk apart.
A bit of ancient trivia: At the height of the last ice age, Cork and
Kerry were south of the maximum expansion of glaciers which blanketed Ireland. Cork and
Kerry were relatively ice free, and man could have lived there. Land was
cheap. That is where I want to retire.
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