Irish History

Battle of Kinsale

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Christmas Eve 1601,The Battle Of Kinsale. The Irish Gaelic Chieftans Hugh O’Neill (Tír Eoghain) & Hugh Roe O’Donnell (Tír Chonaill) had been fighting the English since 1593 which became known as the nine years war. O’Neill had persuaded the Spanish King Phillip II and later King Phillip III to help the Irish cause, in June […]