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Carney, Sligo, Ireland
353-71-61201
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Historic battlefield

This is where the Battle of the Books took place in 561 AD between armies led by St Columcille and... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2015
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Historic location, splendid view

This is where the first battle over copyright infringement took place between Colmcille and Finian... read more

Reviewed January 7, 2012
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Oct 14, 2015
“Historic battlefield”
Jan 7, 2012
“Historic location, splendid view”
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Carney, Sligo, Ireland
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353-71-61201

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Reviewed October 14, 2015

This is where the Battle of the Books took place in 561 AD between armies led by St Columcille and the High King. It was a copyright dispute brought about by Columcille copying a book created by Finian. The High King stated "to every cow...More

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Reviewed January 7, 2012

This is where the first battle over copyright infringement took place between Colmcille and Finian because Commcille copied Finian's book. The dispute was settled in the battle in which 3,000 men were killed. The stream at which the battle took place is still there today....More

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