Brian Boru, the ancient High King of Ireland, is said to have been born in Ballina.
The man who killed Brian Boru was no slaumeen, by all accounts.
One is the harp of Brian Boru, the greatest king in Irish history.
The later London whispers of a royal origin had a travestied germ of truth in her father's legendary descent from Brian Boru.
The temper of the people was shown in their hero-king Brian Boru, warrior and scholar.
From the time of Brian Boru learned men poured over the continent.
They applauded the Brian Boru wildly and saw a whole lot in it that I couldn't see.
Ill answer this ad this very day, or my name is not Brian Boru Vickingstadt.
Then Brian Boru resolved on stern vengeance, and soon accomplished his purpose.
It is said to have never been more than the local residence, though a palatial one, of Brian Boru.