#OTD in 1798 – United Irishmen Rebellion: Battle of Tuberneering, Co Wexford.

Irish rebels continue to have success against English troops. At the Battle of Tuberneering, Co Wexford, under the command of Fr John Murphy, rebels ambush in a narrow defile troops of the 4th Royal Dragoon Guards, militia and yeomanry auxiliaries, under the command of Lieutenant-Colonel Walpole. Walpole and 100 men were killed, the rest, throwing […]

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#OTD in Irish History – 4 June:

In the Liturgical calendar, today is the Feast day of St Cornelius also known as Conchobar mac Meic Con Caille, Archbishop of Armagh. He entered the Augustinians at Armagh in 1140, before being made abbot in 1151. Later in 1174, Cornelius was consecrated bishop. Cornelius died on his return from a pilgrimage from Rome in […]

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#OTD in 1798 – United Irishmen Rebellion: Battle of Tuberneering.

Irish rebels continue to have success against English troops. At the Battle of Tuberneering, Co Wexford, under the command of Fr John Murphy, rebels ambush in a narrow defile troops of the 4th Royal Dragoon Guards, militia and yeomanry auxiliaries, under the command of Lieutenant-Colonel Walpole. Walpole and 100 men were killed, the rest, throwing […]

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#OTD in Irish History – 4 June:

In the Liturgical calendar, today is the Feast day of St Cornelius also known as Conchobar mac Meic Con Caille, Archbishop of Armagh. He entered the Augustinians at Armagh in 1140, before being made abbot in 1151. Later in 1174, Cornelius was consecrated bishop. Cornelius died on his return from a pilgrimage from Rome in […]

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1798 – United Irishmen Rebellion: Battle of Tuberneering.

Irish rebels continue to have success against English troops. At the Battle of Tuberneering, Co Wexford, under the command of Fr John Murphy, rebels ambush in a narrow defile troops of the 4th Royal Dragoon Guards, militia and yeomanry auxiliaries, under the command of Lieutenant-Colonel Walpole. Walpole and 100 men were killed, the rest, throwing […]

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Today in Irish History – 4 June:

In the Liturgical calendar, today is the Feast day of St Cornelius also known as Conchobar mac Meic Con Caille, Archbishop of Armagh. He entered the Augustinians at Armagh in 1140, before being made abbot in 1151. Later in 1174, Cornelius was consecrated bishop. Cornelius died on his return from a pilgrimage from Rome in […]

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1798 – United Irishmen Rebellion: Battle of Tuberneering.

Irish rebels continue to have success against English troops. At the Battle of Tuberneering, Co Wexford, rebels under the command of Fr. John Murphy kill an estimated 100 troops of the 4th Royal Dragoon Guards under the command of Lieutenant-Colonel Walpole. Father John Murphy is an iconic figure in Irish history, recognised in song and […]

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1798 – United Irishmen Rebellion: Battle of Tuberneering.

Irish rebels continue to have success against English troops. At the Battle of Tuberneering, Co. Wexford, rebels under the command of Fr. John Murphy kill an estimated 100 troops of the 4th Royal Dragoon Guards under the command of Lieutenant-Colonel Walpole. Father John Murphy is an iconic figure in Irish history, recognised in song and […]

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