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Ireland’s Wars: The Siege of Duncannon (1645)

In 1587, the “Armada alarm” was sweeping across England and Ireland. The fear that ships of Philip II were about to land at any point along the coastline of Elizabeth I’s Kingdom was very real and led to degree of … Continue reading

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