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Ireland’s Wars: Monro’s Arrival And Kilrush

The Irish had fallen back from the failed assault on Drogheda, and while they continued to control very large swaths of territory in Ireland (the amount does bear repeating, over 80% of Irish territory was not in English control by … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: The Moyry Pass

While Hugh Roe O’Donnell was dealing with seaborne invasions and rebellious cousins, Hugh O’Neill had problems of his own to sort out. O’Neill remained, as far as Elizabeth I and her administration in Dublin were concerned, the biggest problem and the … Continue reading

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