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Ireland’s Wars: The Sack Of Fermoy

The Irish War of Independence was beginning to heat up. While little remembered, the events in North Clare during August 1919 pointed to an escalation of the conflict in terms of reactions to IRA instituted violence. Only a month later, … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: Fermoy Ford

The war was going poorly on most fronts for the Irish Confederates. While Galway had been secured, the armies in Leinster and Ulster had been defeated, with the northern province largely abandoned by the rebels in the face of a … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: The 1642 Siege Of Limerick

The Confederate War, throughout its duration but especially in its early phases, would be a regional conflict, a fight where campaigns would be fought in provinces quite removed from one another, with armies and goals of a very different nature … Continue reading

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