Expedia brings Ireland's ancient royalty to life

It’s the stuff of a Hollywood blockbuster or Netflix series as Expedia brings to life some of Ireland’s most ancient kings and queens.
With the help of historians from the National Museum of Ireland, Trinity College, Dublin and Queen’s University, Belfast, Expedia creates a fascinating account of the kings and queens who reigned in Ireland thousands of years ago on their new website: Kings and Queens That Shaped Ireland. This includes a wonderful display of illustrations depicting the different kings and queens, as well as a series of connecting timelines and stories dating back some thousands of years ago.
As you enter the site, expect to be taken on a journey through the lives of some of Ireland’s most notable kings and queens as they battle for power, marry numerous times, and eventually relinquish or pass on their throne. From the likes of Brian Boru, arguably one of Ireland’s greatest kings, to the lesser-known thrice married Queen Gormlaith and King Conchobar mac Nessa, once a High King of Ulster.
Going one step further, the site has an array of travel itineraries that connect to each of the kings and queens featured, allowing visitors the opportunity to literally follow in their footsteps through ancient sites and villages, towns, cities and islands throughout Ireland. These itineraries feature locations of significant historical importance, including Cashel, Ferns, Killaloe and Tara, as well as other places of interest across Ireland.

Travel Itineraries featured:
1.    King Brian Boru - 3-day itinerary of Clare and Tipperary
2.    Queen Maeve of Connacht - 2-day itinerary of Roscommon and Sligo
3.    King Niall of the Nine Hostages - 2-day itinerary of Donegal and Tyrone
4.    Pirate Queen Grace O'Malley - 2-day Mayo itinerary
5.    King Sitric of Dublin - 2-day Dublin and Wicklow itinerary
6.    Queen Gormlaith - 2-day Dublin and Kildare itinerary
7.    King Dermot MacMurrough - 2-day Waterford and Wexford itinerary
8.    Princess Aoife MacMurrough - 3-day Laois, Kilkenny and Waterford itinerary
9.    King Conchobar MacNess - 3-day Armagh and Down itinerary
10.    Queen Mael Muire - 2-day Meath itinerary
11.    King Rory O'Connor - 2-day Galway and Offaly itinerary

Discover more at blog.expedia.ie/irish-kings-queens