Knight fever! Irish village transformed into medieval battlefield

Knights duel with axes during a medieval combat festival at Claregalway castle in Galway, Ireland September 29, 2018. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

CLAREGALWAY, Ireland (Reuters) – Once the chief fortress of a powerful 15th century family descended from an English knight, the west of Ireland castle of Claregalway went back to its roots on Saturday. The grounds of the fully restored Anglo-Norman era tower house were transformed into a medieval battlefield as hundreds of enthusiastic visitors, many […]

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