Red Hugh O’Donnell died in 1602, a year after the Battle of Kinsale which marked the end of the Nine Years War. There had been great hopes that the campaign, led by Hugh and his father-in-law Hugh Mór Ó Neill, would drive the English out of Ireland. It wasn’t to be. Red Hugh went to … Continue reading The Spanish seem to be more interested in our history than we are. Shame on us.