977 A new king of the sea kingdom

Viking ship Burial

Ivar of Limerick died together with 2 of his sons,Olaf(Wild Dog) and Dubcenn(Dark Head), they were killed, according to the Annals of Inisfallen in a surprise attack, by Brian Boru on Scattery Island, this was the end of an independent Norse Limerick, which lasted 55 years from the appearance of Tormod/Tomrair mac Ailchi in 922.
Annals of Inisfallen actually called Ivar King of the Foreigners, a rare style reserved Kings of Dublin
Magnus Haraldsson’s died, he was followed by his brother Gudrød Haraldsson, who was in power in the Sea kingdom until he died in 989

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