History




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…







The 9 years War

The 9 Years War became an historical turning point for the Irish as it has seen the destruction of old Gaelic rule to be replaced…


Red Hugh O’Donnell 1571-1602

Red Hugh O’Donnell (Aodh Rua ÓDomhnaill) was the son and successor to Hugh MacManus O’Donnell, An ÓDomhnaill, Rí Thír Chonaill, that is, The O’Donnell  King of Tyrconnell, a…