Articles by Brian O’Neill




The Siege Of Derry

A major part of this growing city’s history, the Siege of Derry began when King James II of England, a converted Roman Catholic, had his…






The Plantation Of Ulster

The Plantation of Ulster was part of the English conquest of Ireland, a method used to pacify and civilise the province. Although plantations in Ireland…



17th Century Ireland

The beginning of the 17th century in Ireland was marked by the Battle of Kinsale in 1601, one of Ireland’s most famous battles that saw…