Calls to have Red Hugh’s remains returned to Donegal

A descendant of Red Hugh O’Donnell, King of Tyrconnell, would like to see the former king’s remains brought back to Donegal Town and buried in the former Franciscan chapel there. Francis (Frank) Martin O’Donnell, who now lives in Vienna, represents the next-of-kin who are watching closely to see if bones found during an archaeological dig […]

Dig starts to find remains of Red Hugh O’Donnell

AN Archaeological dig  has started in Spain in the hope of finding the 400 year-old burial place of Irish Chieftain Red Hugh O’Donnell. In the City of Valladolid in the north west of the country the archaeologists first have to find the old Convent of San Francisco and within that what was known as the […]