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Ireland’s Wars: The Monster Meetings

Having succeeded in his quest for Catholic emancipation, and having played a crucial role in the struggle over tithes, Daniel O’Connell stood as the pre-eminent Irish Catholic politician of his day. While his support base had been greatly eroded in … Continue reading

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Ireland’s War’s: Brian Boru And The Road To Clontarf

When you use the words “High-King of Ireland” one very prominent name always springs to mind first. Brian Boruma mac Cennetig, better known to us as Brian Boru, a true giant of Irish history. This figure, who dominated the life … Continue reading

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