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The Red Wedding is an infamous chapter in the Game of Thrones series. It saw one family wipe out their rivals in a treacherous and brutal massacre. In this podcast I look at a comparable event from Ireland in the 14th century.

In 1305 the Lord of Tethmoy Peter de Bermingham invited several leading members of the O’Connor-Faly family to Carrick castle for a feast. The guests included his godchild. What followed was one of the most notorious incidents in what was already a brutal age. Listen to the show for the full story.

My latest book ‘1348: A Medieval Apocalypse – The Black Death in Ireland’ is available at www.irishhistorypodcast.ie. If you buy the audio book before August 31st you get 20% off by using the couponcode ‘listener’.

Medieval Ireland’s Red Wedding.

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