Red Hugh: The Story of Hugh Roe O’Donnell

A 40-page biography of Hugh Roe O'Donnell (1572-1602), last of the Gaelic kings of Ireland. Well-researched and written from original sources, including the Annals of the Four Masters, Lughaidh Ó Clerigh, Don Philip O’Sullivan Beare, and Red Hugh's confessor Father Donagh Mooney. Illustrations include Simancas Castle and Red Hugh's letter to King Philip of Spain. The cover is heavy gold parchment printed in four colors.


The book can be downloaded as an eBook in .pdf form from this page and will soon be reprinted in hard-copy form. Used copies occasionally appear on, and it will be made available there as a Kindle book.


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Red Hugh: The Story of Hugh Roe O'Donnell