#OnThisDay 1586 At the Battle of Ardnaree (now in Mayo but at the time was in Sligo), an Irish-Scottish army was defeated by Sir Richard Bingham, the English Governor of Connacht. Bingham’s men had marched 50 km and surprised the Irish-Scottish redshanks while they were not ready. Between 1000-2000 Irish-Scottish were killed.
The Battle of Ardnaree 1586
Published by theirishatwar
Hi, I'm David, I'm from Ireland. I am an avid fan of history. I have my B.A. in History, my M.A. in Military History and Strategic Studies,a Post Qualification Diploma in History and I've been teaching History for five years now. I wanted to create a podcast that examines, in great detail, major Irish battles and battles allover the world in various wars that Irish people played a significant part in. Hope you enjoy. View all posts by theirishatwar