1651 in Ireland
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List of years in Ireland
Events from the year 1651 in Ireland.
- January – Edmund Ludlow lands in Ireland as lieutenant-general of horse and second-in-command to Henry Ireton.
- June – restart of the Siege of Limerick by English Parliamentarian troops under Ireton.
- July – Battle of Knocknaclashy. Irish force trying to relieve Limerick is routed.
- August – start of the Siege of Galway: an English Parliamentarian army under Charles Coote blockades the city.
- October 27 – Siege of Limerick: Hugh Dubh O'Neill surrenders Limerick after part of the English Royalist garrison mutinies. The soldiers are permitted to march unarmed to Galway but some leaders are executed.
- November 26 – Henry Ireton dies of fever and is succeeded in command by Edmund Ludlow.
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- October 31 – executions by the English Parliamentarians after the surrender of Limerick:
- November 26 – Henry Ireton , English Parliamentarian commander (b.1611)
- Richard Butler, 3rd Viscount Mountgarret, landowner and former Irish Confederate military commander (b.1578)
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