Thu, 30 May 2013
Today, the long forgotten ruins of the medieval fortress and town of Castlekevin, are situated in a remote valley in the Wicklow mountains. In the early 14th century this was the epicentre of a ferocious struggle between Gaelic Irish and Norman Colonists in the Wicklow Mountains. This podcast charts the long and bloody battle for survival at Castlekevin when the surrounding region became a warzone.
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Direct download: Castlekevin_life_and_death_on_a_medieval_frontier.mp3
Category:history -- posted at: 9:50am EST