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Ireland’s Wars: The Start Of The Nine Years War

Yes, we’re going back a bit. My series of posts on the Nine Years War, that most transformative of early-Modern Irish conflicts, has never satisfied me, looking back at them. The wording is sloppy, the conclusions simplistic, the research shallow … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: Enniskilliners

The town of Enniskillen, located in modern day County Fermanagh on the River Erne, was one of the only places, outside of Londonderry, that showed harsh resistance to the Irish government of Richard Talbot in 1688. Protestant dominated, when notice was … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: The Start Of The Nine Years War

Updated 06/05/2018 In the years following the defeat of the Spanish Armada, the actions of the English in Ireland, and the reactions of the “Old English” and native Irish, propelled the island on a course towards a war that would … Continue reading

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