Remembering the Armada 2020 is an online event consisting of a series of online lectures and other events. These events will describe the historical detail of how 3 Spanish Armada ships were wrecked at Streedagh Beach in Sligo during a violent storm in 1588, resulting in the deaths of over 1,000 Spanish lives.
A written account of one survivor, Captain Francisco de Cuéllar, describes in great detail how events unfolded. This was the centrepiece of a recent film production by production company Mediacoop for Spanish Armada Ireland. The weekend's events comprise of online lectures, a screening of the film and an online commemoration.