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Duchy rankDesmond
Primary culture
Irish (Celtic)

Capital province
Cork (4118)

Feudal Nobility Government monarchy.png

State religion

Technology group
WesternWestern technology group
Desmondian ideas
Traditions.png Traditions:
+25% National manpower modifier
+25% Garrison size

Construction cost.png The Land of Castles

−10% Construction cost

Stability cost modifier.png Cadet Lines

−10% Stability cost modifier

Morale of armies.png Gaelic Bastion

+10% Morale of armies

Core-creation cost.png The Munster Ambition

−10% Core-creation cost
−10% Province warscore cost

Diplomatic relations.png Fierce Independence

+1 Diplomatic relation

War exhaustion.png Promote the Culture of Service

−0.02 Monthly war exhaustion
+25% Prestige from land battles

Administrative technology cost.png Inner Perfection

−10% Administrative technology cost

Idea bonus.png Ambition:

+15% Fort defense

Desmond is an OPM located in the British Isles, Munster (Area).



Desmond is a difficult nation to play as, because as soon as Flag of England England has recovered 60% of its manpower, it will gain claims on all of Ireland. This will usually happen after the initial Surrender of Maine and war with France and after the war of the roses.

Initially there are two different choices. Try to stay in Ireland or try to flee to the new world. If you plan on staying in Ireland, prioritize annexing as many Irish provinces as possible and choose military ideas. If you plan to flee to the new world, take colonization ideas, discover America, and colonize less than five provinces in a colonial region. This is very important, as otherwise, it will form a Colonial Nation.


Luck of the Irish icon
Own and have cores on the British Isles as an Irish nation.
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