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The significant role played by Bantry in Jacobite/Williamite War & Propaganda Campaign of the 1689 Battle of Bantry Bay

Date:  Monday 21st October 2019 in Christian Fellowship Church ~Bantry at 8.00pm

This talk by Daithi Mac an Bhiocaire will cover the pivotal role played by Cork ports of Bantry , Cork and Kinsale in the Jacobite/Williamite War.There will be a look at the propaganda war in the aftermath of The Naval Battle of Bantry Bay.

He will detail the vital transport links between Ireland and France in terms of logistics and supplies during this era.

Daithi has utilised French , Irish ,British and USA archives over a 10 year research period on this topic.