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Inishbofin: Cromwell’s Prison for Priests | Treasure Ireland

Inishbofin: Cromwell's Prison for Priests
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Did you know that the beautiful island of Inishbofin was once an open-air prison? Further learning: Áine Hensey, ‘To Barbados or Bofin: the fate of Irish Catholic priests imprisoned in the aftermath of the Cromwellian conquest, 1653 to 1662’, Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, vol. 123C, pp. 1-19.

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