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An historical tract in Irish relating to the confederate wars in Ireland

Smith [Mac Gabhann], Peter [Peadar] (2017) An historical tract in Irish relating to the confederate wars in Ireland. Studia Hibernica, 43 . pp. 25-52. [Journal article]

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URL: http://online.liverpooluniversitypress.co.uk/loi/studia

DOI: https://doi.org/10.3828/sh.2017.2


The hitherto unpublished historical tract which is presented here was written by a Fermanagh scholar called Conchabhar Ó Luinín during the period c. 1652–1700. It affords us a unique insight into Irish feelings about the Confederate Wars in Ireland. Ó Luinín shares with us his personal reflections on the campaign in the first section of the tract before proceeding to list in the subsequent sections the battles fought and thenames of the eminent Irish soldiers killed in combat. The text has survived in fragmentary form among the O’Conor Papers and is preserved in Dublin, Royal Irish Academy B i 1a (Catalogue Number 1078).

Item Type:Journal article
Keywords:1641 Rising in Ireland, Confederate War(s) in Ireland, Fermanagh, Historical Tract, Conchabhar Ó Luinín, O'Conor Papers, Royal Irish Academy MS B i 1a, Cín Lae Uí Mhealláin
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Arts > School of Irish Language and Literature
Faculty of Arts
Research Institutes and Groups:Irish and Celtic Studies Research Institute
ID Code:38768
Deposited By: Dr Peter Smith
Deposited On:25 Apr 2018 11:17
Last Modified:25 Apr 2018 11:17

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