The opening credits for Vikings, the History channel's first original scripted series which was filmed in Ireland and stars Gabriel Byrne and a host of other Irish actors, have gone online.

The nine-episode series follows the adventures of Ragnar Lothbrok (Travis Fimmel) on his journey to become King of the Viking tribes.

Byrne plays Earl Haraldson, the series' main antagonist.

Watch the opening credits here.

Vikings premieres on History in the US on March 3.