Tag Archives: collooney

Ireland’s Wars: Ballinamuck

Not counting a small amount of unnumbered supplementary entries I wrote out to fill in a few gaps, this is the 200th edition of Ireland’s Wars. We’ve come a long way, and still have Robert Emmet, Young Irelanders, Fenians, World … Continue reading

Posted in History, Ireland, Ireland's Wars, War | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Ireland’s Wars: The Curlew Pass

While the Earl of Essex was marching through Munster, taking the long way back to Dublin and losing most of his army in the process, and before his final downfall, events in the Nine Years War elsewhere continued apace. As mentioned in … Continue reading

Posted in History, Ireland, Ireland's Wars, War | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments