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Special Press Dossier Red Hugh O´Donnell

Dig for remains of Red Hugh O’Donnell in Spain reveals 16 skeletons (THE IRISH TIMES)

Archaeologists examine bones for missing toes which would identify Irish leader By Ronan McGreevy , The Irish Times 5-July-2020   Irish ambassador to Spain Síle Maguire and the Mayor of Valladolid Oscar Puente at the dig site. Photograph: Francisco Javier de las Heras   Archaeologists in Valladolid in Spain attempting…...

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The hunt for Red Hugh: The search for a 16th-century Irish chieftain’s bones continues in Spain (AMED POST)

By James Rogers 2-7-2020 Archaeologists in Spain are continuing their hunt for the bones of “Red Hugh,” a 16th-century Irish chieftain who is said to be buried in the city of Valladolid. Red Hugh O’Donnell fought English rule in Ireland and died in exile. He was in Valladolid, then the…...

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The hunt for Red Hugh: The search for a 16th-century Irish chieftain’s bones continues in Spain (FOX NEWS)

An excavation is now underway to uncover the so-called Chapel of Wonders where he’s buried By James Rogers | Fox News Archaeologists in Spain are continuing their hunt for the bones of “Red Hugh,” a 16th-century Irish chieftain who is said to be buried in the city of Valladolid. Red…...

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Newry historian’s Hunt for tragic Irish chieftain Red Hugh O’Donnell (THE IRISH POST)

BY: Donal McMahon June 17, 2020 A NEWRY historian has played a key role in the Spanish search for the remains one of the great tragic heroes of history labelled the Irish William Wallace. The historical magnitude of a potential find of the 17th century Irish chieftain Red Hugh O’Donnell…...

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Spanish archaelogical dig for tragic Irish chieftain (THE NEWRY DEMOCRAT)

By Donal McMahon A Newry historian has played a key role in the Spanish search for the remains one of the great tragic heroes of history labelled the Irish William Wallace. The historical magnitude of a potential find of the 17th century Irish chieftain Red Hugh O’Donnell is said by…...

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The hunt for Red Hugh (THE MAYO NEWS)

Fr Kevin Hegarty Christmas Eve 1601 marks the end of the Gaelic political power in Ireland. It is the date of the Battle of Kinsale when Hugh O’Neill and the Red Hugh O’Donnell were defeated in their efforts to prevent the Tudor subjugation of the country. They travelled from Ulster…...

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Could 400-year-old mystery of Irish rebel chief lie in Spanish chapel? (THE LOCAL SPAIN))

An archaeologist works in an excavation carried out by the Hispano-Irish Association in a ruined chapel in Valladolid. Photos: AFP Forensic experts will begin testing 15 skeletons uncovered at an ancient Spanish chapel this week to see if any belong to 16th-century Irish rebel chief Red Hugh O’Donnell. The discovery…...

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Hunt for Red O’Donnell: Does Spain Chapel House Irish Rebel Remains? (THE COURTHOUSE NEWS SERVICE. NYC)

June 2, 2020 AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE   This undated photo from Calle Constitución (Constitution Street) in Valladolid, Spain, shows the archaeological excavation of the Chapel of Wonders, a Franciscan monastery believed to been the last resting place of Ireland’s so-called fighting prince of Donegal. (Valladolid City Hall photo/Carlos Arranz via Courthouse…...

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The hunt for Red Hugh: Archaeologists in Spain search for 16th-century Irish chieftain’s bones (FOX NEWS)

By James Rogers | Fox News.  JUNE 1 2020 Archaeologists in Spain are searching for the bones of Red Hugh O’Donnell, a 16th-century Irish chieftain who fought English rule in Ireland and died in exile. Born into a noble family, Red Hugh O’Donnell is known as ‘Red Hugh’ as a…...

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