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The Siege of Smerwick took place at Ard na Caithne formerly

The Siege of Smerwick took place at Ard na Caithne formerly

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Siege and massacre[edit]

Dún an Óir.

Entrance to Béal Bán Strand, Ard na Caithne.

Gort na Gearradh ('Field of the Cuttings') & Gort na gCeann ('Field of the Heads'), Dún an Óir, site of the 1580 massacre.

Siege of Smerwick

Dún an Óir.

View over Ard na Caithne (with the bay in the background).

Remains of Caisleán an Fheirtéaraigh (in the distance), castle of the poet Piaras Feiritéar, An Baile Uachtarach Thiar.

View over Ard na Caithne harbour from An Triúr Deirféar.

Remains of Caisleán an Fheirtéaraigh, castle of the poet Piaras Feiritéar, An Baile Uachtarach Thiar.

Gort na Gearradh ("field of the cuttings") & Gort na gCeann ("field of the heads"), Dún an Óir, site of the 1580 massacre.

View towards Spain from An Triúr Deirféar.

Memorial to Spanish and Italian soldiers who perished in November 1580 at Dún an Óir, Ard na Caithne.

Ard na Caithne.

Dún an Óir.

The Three Sisters, West Kerry.

View from near village. (Photo – www.tripadvisor.com)

Gort na Gearradh ("field of the cuttings") & Gort na gCeann ("field of the heads"), Dún an Óir, site of the 1580 massacre.

Monument by Cliodhna Cussen to commemorate the siege and massacre at the promontory fort of Dún

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Dún an Óir.

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Dún an óir Monument by Cliodhna Cussen to commemorate the siege and massacre at the promontory fort of Dún

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The Siege of Smerwick took place at Ard na Caithne (formerly known as Smerwick) in 1580, during the 2nd Desmond Rebellion in Ireland. A 400–500 str…

The Gallarus Oratory. The oratory overlooks the harbour at Ard na Caithne ( formerly also called Smerwick) on the Dingle Peninsula.

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Battle of the Scheldt (1574) - Battle in the East Scheldt between the Spanish

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The Siege of Smerwick took place at Ard na Caithne (formerly known as Smerwick) in 1580, during the 2nd Desmond Rebellion in Ireland. A 400–500 str…

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The Siege of Smerwick took place at Ard na Caithne (formerly known as Smerwick) in 1580, during the 2nd Desmond Rebellion in Ireland. A 400–500 str…

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Battle of Flores (1591) - Map of the engagement

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Gallarus Oratory near Dingle, which dates back to the 6th century.

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Battle of the Scheldt (1574) - Julian Romero the Spanish commander

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Monument marking the site of FitzGerald's capture in Glanageenty forest, County Kerry.

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Pictures Low tide in Blennerville.

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The Desmond Rebellion

Dún an Óir

Edward Denny (soldier)

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Battle of San Juan de Ulúa (1568) - Fortress of San Juan de Ulúa

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Dingle Peninsula

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The Desmonds ruled the southwest corner of the island.

The Siege of Smerwick took place at Ard na Caithne (formerly known as Smerwick) in 1580, during the 2nd Desmond Rebellion in Ireland. A 400–500 str…

Earl of Desmond - Shanid Castle, from which the Desmond Geraldines derived their motto,

Gallarus Oratory - Image: Gallarus Oratory (front)

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Gerald the Earl joins the rebellion[edit]

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English Army - Hans Liefrinck Henry VIII of England on Horseback, (between 1561 and

Azores Voyage of 1589 - Print of Cumberland' successful attack at Faial island in 1589

Capture of Cádiz - Alonso Pérez de Guzmán, 7th Duke of Medina Sidonia

18 July 1579: James Fitzmaurice Fitzgerald, the cousin of the 15th Earl of Desmond arrived off Smerwick/ Ard na Caithne in County Kerry on this day.

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OBriens in County Clare

The Siege of Smerwick took place at Ard na Caithne (formerly known as Smerwick) in 1580, during the 2nd Desmond Rebellion in Ireland. A 400–500 str…

Battle of Flores (1592) - George Clifford, seen here in a miniature by

The Siege of Smerwick took place at Ard na Caithne (formerly known as Smerwick) in 1580, during the 2nd Desmond Rebellion in Ireland. A 400–500 str…

Munster - The Rock of Cashel, Co. Tipperary, historical seat of the Kings

Dingle Peninsula - The ''Ranga'', here pictured in 1986