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Ireland’s Wars: The Bishops Coup

This entry will be fairly “action-light” in terms of actual military activity. I always try and focus on that primarily, but you can’t separate war from politics. Clausewitz had it right, it’s not mindless violence. It has people directing it, … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: Richard Bingham At Ardnaree

Lets’ turn back to Connacht for a little bit. Since the days of Edward Fitton, Connacht had been restless, if not largely peaceful. Many of the clans and native Irish on the western side of the Shannon would have had … Continue reading

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