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Remembering the Armada 2020 Online
Grange Co. Sligo

18 September - 20 September 2020

An online Spanish Armada commemorative event taking place in Sligo. This festival is an annual event which commemorates the deaths of over 1,000 Spanish soldiers and sailors at Streedagh beach in 1588.

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.

Event details
18 September - 20 September 2020