Wild Geese

This was the name given to Irish soldiers who left Ireland in 17th and 18th centuries to fight in the Catholic armies of Europe. There were many O’Donoghues amongst them

Journal articles
January 2010  The Irish in the armies of Europe – Part One: 1580-1660
July 2012 to October 2012 The O’Donnoghues of Geldrop and Niel – Their place in Munster and European history
July 2015 to April 2016 The Adventures of Juan Ó Donojú (Part I to IV)
January  to April 2020 The Jacobite O’Donoghues and the Château de la Ronce 1700-57: A new perspective – Part I & II

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