Aughrim


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Aughrim

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Aghrim

(ôg`rĭm, ôkh–), village, Co. Galway, W central Republic of Ireland. It was the scene of a battle (July 12, 1691) in which the forces of William III of Great Britain won a decisive victory over those of James II.
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But you wouldn't necessarily want to drive for hours at the other end, which is why the Aughrim Holiday Village in Ireland's County Wicklow is ideal.
WATERFORD proved plucky opposition last summer but their McGrath Cup form suggests they're a long way off that and while WICKLOW didn't turn heads in the O'Byrne Cup either, they look the more likely to start with a win in Aughrim tomorrow.
West bound traffic will be diverted off the A6 at Brecart Roundabout, Toome, and via B18 Roguery Road, B18 Moneynick Road, B18 Hillhead Road, B18 Creagh Road, B18 Aughrim Road, C560 Aughrim Road, A31 Magherafelt Bypass and back out onto the A6 at Castledawson Roundabout.
FOOTBALL WICKLOW haven't done enough in 2014 to warrant being odds-on favourites to beat Sligo in this evening's round-two qualifier at Aughrim and the visitors look cracking value to spoil the Garden party, writes David Jennings.
All-Ireland Football qualifiers WICKLOW 3-12 OFFALY 0-17 TOWERING full-forward Seanie Furlong plundered 2-2 as Wicklow advanced their All-Ireland qualifier cause in Aughrim.
Aughrim was "remembered as a place of disaster for the Irish Catholic cause and of great triumph and rejoicing by Irish Protestant loyalists" (99), including the Persse family.
Topics discussed include Tudor reform strategies in sixteenth-century Ireland, interpreting English maps of Ulster and Virginia, the early seventeenth-century Irish peerage, attitude towards the English language in early modern Ireland and the impacts of the Battle of Aughrim on the Irish Catholic elites.
Principal battles: Seneffe (1674); the Boyne (1690); Aughrim (1691); Steenkirk (Hainaut, Belgium) (1692); Neerwinden (near Liege) (1693).
RATHNEW goalkeeper Peter Dignam admits the so called Aughrim factor is an 'urban legend' that doesn't stand up to scrutiny.
The new road bypasses the traffic blackspots of Craughwell as that town, along with Ballinasloe, Aughrim, Killreekill and Loughrea.
Principal battles: Seneffe (1674); Sedgemoor (1685); Killiecrankie (near Pitlochry) (1689); Aughrim (1691); Steenkirk (Hainaut, Belgium) (1692).
RATHNEW boss Harry Murphy has begged the Leinster Council to give Wicklow the chance to pull off their own Aughrim ambush next summer.