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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Goals from Theo Smith and Chris O'Brien were key to a 2-8 to 1-6 win for WICKLOW over LIMERICK in Aughrim.
1691 - Battle of Aughrim (Aghrim) England, William III beats James II
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.
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.
The tracks are "Intro" (1:27), "Sailing" (4:11), "The Lass of Aughrim" (3:15), "Worlds Collide" (3:09), "I Feel You Breathe" (4:43), "Cruiscin Lan" (3:31), "Captain O'Kane" (3:33), "Seoithin Seo" (3:51), "Stoirin Rua" (2:55), "When the Morning Breaks" (4:00), "Ardaigh Cuan" (3:44), and "Suas Sios" (4:46).
Beyond the well-known critiques of Revivalism to be found in Dubliners in the characters of Little Chandler ("A Little Cloud"), Mrs Kearney ("A Mother"), and Molly Ivors ("The Dead"), Shovlin constructs an intriguing and original argument, advanced as well in part in the first two chapters, about "The Dead," in which Gretta's recollection of Michael Furey's singing of "The Lass of Aughrim" on Nuns' Island in Galway long ago, near the town's now disused distillery, comprises Joyce's veiled attack on Lady Gregory and on the Williamite suppression of Catholic Ireland generally.
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).
Meanwhile, Down led throughout in their 1-23 to 0-14 win over Wicklow in Aughrim. The visitors led 0-5 to 0-0 early on and moved 0-13 to 0-4 ahead at the break, with Daithi Sands netting a late goal.
Cavan seemed to be beaten before they even got off the team bus against Wicklow in the reverse qualifier fixture at Aughrim last year.