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Ireland’s Wars: The Expedition d’Irlande

The old dream of invading the British Isles was very much alive in French hearts when Wolfe Tone arrived in Paris. The Revolutionary Armies had gained some success, beating back numerous assaults and winning peace with many enemies by 1795. … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: Bantry Bay

In this series we may have become accustomed to dealing with land based combat between Irish and English (or English backed) armies. But today we’re going to swing away from that, to the other side of the country from where … Continue reading

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