Sword Fighting

Fencing is a renaissance sword-fighting sport. Gladiating is the ancient version revived for TV in Gladiators and Armoured Combat is the medieval version of sword-fighting.


Fencing Ireland organises a number of tournaments per year.

people in playing fencing


Gladiating is a fun version of the ancient Roman military combat as was seen on US and British TV Programs from the 1990s onwards. Various types of combat or adventure-like tasks are engaged in by teams of players.

grayscale photo of man holding a sword

Medieval Armoured Combat

photo of men holding weapons