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Hell or Connaught: Cromwellian Colonisation of Ireland 1652-1660

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An acclaimed account which chillingly recreates the 'curse of Cromwell', the executions and mass transportations, the confiscation of lands, and the banishment of Irish landowners to 'Hell or Connaught'.
Paperback, 268 pages
Published December 1st 1988 by Blackstaff Press (first published February 28th 1975)
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Very good book. Essential reading if you want to understand Ireland and the Irish.
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