Tomás Ó Brógáin Latest WG Member of the Week
Our latest Member of the Week is Tomás Ó Brógáin of County Donegal. Tomás is a professional historian and avid re-enactor of great Irish battles. You can read the discussion he started on Jacobitism, Rapparees, Tories or Bandits, and watch a video from various European events his group have done in the past few years. You can read more about Tomás here.
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