Battles




1916 Easter Rising

The 1916 Rising occurred on Easter Monday in Ireland lasting 6 days with over 12,000 British troops surrounding Dublin and the Irish republican leaders surrendering to stop…





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 Siege of Charlemont

In Armagh the Irish confederate forces, under Felim O’ Neill, held the strategic and modern fortress of Charlemont. The Cromwellian invasion of Ireland was under way…











The 9 years War

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


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…