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#popular history

# popular-history - Monday 21 September, 2015

On this day 414 years ago, thousands of Spanish troops invaded Kinsale

The takeover was followed by an incredibly arduous siege that saw the English gain the upper hand over a small Spanish band – but it took them 100 days.

# popular-history - Sunday 30 November, 2014

8 Irish characters who were changed forever by World War I

The daughter of a Kerry clergyman, three Irish air aces and a Corkman who won the Victoria Cross – some of the hidden heroes of WWI.