The Ormond–St Leger feud. By Alan Bryson By spring 1544 the lord deputy of Ireland, Sir Anthony St Leger, faced growing criticism of his policies, especially among supporters of the […]

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The real history of Irish slavery on Barbados highlights how much worse slavery was for Africans in the Americas, reminding us that the curse of Cromwell has haunted more than […]

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In Fenagh, Co. Leitrim, celebrations were held last summer to commemorate a vellum manuscript written there in 1516. By Brendan Scott In 1516 a well-known scribe from Roscommon, Muirgheas Ó […]

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THE IRISH CONTEXT OF A SCOTTISH DISASTER By Simon Egan On 9 September 1513 the Scots suffered one of their most catastrophic military defeats. At Flodden field an army of […]

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ON 9 NOVEMBER 1620 MEMBERS OF THE SPANISH DIPLOMATIC DELEGATION TO LONDON DID SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE TO TWO PAINTINGS (ONE OF THE BATTLE OF KINSALE) DEPICTING ENGLISH MILITARY AND DIPLOMATIC TRIUMPHS […]

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