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Valladolid´s Dig

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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Red Hugh: Spanish dig for the bones of ‘Fighting Prince of Donegal’ (BBC)

By Eimear Flanagan. BBC News NI. 31 May 2020 Image copyright City Hall of Valladolid/Carlos Arranz Image caption Several sets of unidentified human remains have already been discovered Are the…

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Spanish Dig Unearths Human Remains in Hunt for Irish Rebel Lord (THE NEW YORK TIMES)

Writing by Nathan Allen.The New York Times. 29-5-2020 VALLADOLID, Spain — Spanish archaeologists may have uncovered the final resting place of an Irish nobleman whose bloody 16th-century rebellion almost toppled…

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Are these the remains of Irish rebel ‘Red’ Hugh O’Donnell? Skeleton found in ruined Spanish chapel could be that of nobleman who fought the English during Tudor conquest of Ireland (DAILY MAIL)

By Ross Ibbetson For Mail online Published: 17:02 BST, 29 May 2020   Born in the modern day County Donegal in 1572, the ginger-haired Red Hugh led a rebellion against…

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Spanish Dig Unearths Human Remains in Hunt for Irish Rebel Lord (US NEWS)

May 29, 2020. REUTERS/Juan MedinaReuters By Juan Medina VALLADOLID, Spain (Reuters) – Spanish archaeologists may have uncovered the final resting place of an Irish nobleman whose bloody 16th-century rebellion almost…

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Excavation underway in Spanish city to recover bones of ancient Irish chieftain (IRISH CENTRAL)

Irish Central 21-May-2020 Spanish archaeologists are preparing to dig beneath the remains of an ancient chapel in Valladolid looking specifically for the remains of the Irish hero, Red Hugh O’Donnell. Beginning…

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Skeleton Of Irish Hero, Red Hugh O’Donnell, To Be Exhumed Hero (Ancient Origins)

Ashley Cowey. Ancient Origins 25 May 2020 Spanish archaeologists are preparing to dig beneath the remains of an ancient chapel in Valladolid looking specifically for the remains of the Irish hero, Red…

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Digging begins in Spain to find the remains of Irish hero, Red Hugh O’Donnell. (THE IRISH INDEPENDENT)

Skeleton of legendary figure should be easy to identify, claims historian Excavation for the remains of Red Hugh O’Donnell in a Valladollid street – these bones were found but they’re…

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Bones found on the fifth day of dig in search for Irish hero Red Hugh O’Donnell (THE INDEPENDENT)

Gabija Gataveckaite THE INDEPENDENT May 22 2020 10:27 PM Bones have been found on the fifth day of the search for the remains of Irish hero Red Hugh O’Donnell on…

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HUGH & LOW Story of Irish Chieftain Red Hugh O’Donnell as Spanish archaeologists hunt for his 400-year-old burial place (The Irish SUN)

By Aoife Bannon. THE IRISH SUN. 22 May 2020, 16:45 ARCHAEOLOGISTS in Spain are hoping to find the 400-year-old burial place of Irish Chieftain Red Hugh O’Donnell. Historical experts in…

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Spanish archaeologists recover bones in search for remains of Red Hugh O’Donnell (Irish Times)

THE IRISH TIMES. Fri May 22nd 2020 We are close’ – says City of Valladolid official as search resumes for tragic Irish hero Archaeologists in Spain have found part of…

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Dig starts to find remains of Red Hugh O’Donnell (DONEGAL NEWS)

By Donegal News. By Kate Heaney 21-5-2020 AN Archaeological dig has started in Spain in the hope of finding the 400 year-old burial place of Irish Chieftain Red Hugh O’Donnell.…

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