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Kinsale welcomes Spanish Ambassador to Charles Fort
Posted by Kinsale Advertiser on 04 November 2015

H.E. Jose Maria Roderiguez-Coso, the Spanish Ambassador to Ireland, laid a wreath at the plaque on Fort Hill, Kinsale, remembering the Battle of Kinsale in 1601 on Tuesday November 3rd last.
During the famous siege and Battle of Kinsale, 3,500 Spanish troops arrived in Ireland to support the rebellion of O’Neill and O’Donnell leading to the Nine Year’s War.
The Ambassador also met with the 25 Spanish students who are spending the academic year in the Kinsale Community School as well as a number of local Spanish residents.

Pictured are H.E. Jose Maria Roderiguez-Coso, the Spanish Ambassador to Ireland, who laid a wreath at the plaque on Fort Hill, Kinsale, remembering the Battle of Kinsale in 1601, with local Spanish Children Nicolas Ortiz, Beatrice Aniza and Maria Arteaga with Hon. Vice Consul for Spain Cathy Goode and Cornelio O'Donovan, Hon. Consul for Spain in Castletownbere.
Picture. John Allen