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Ireland’s Wars: Fenians

In the aftermath of the failed 1848 rebellion, many of those who had allied themselves to the Young Irelander movement and fought at Ballingarry fled abroad, or were pushed into an involuntary exile by British authorities that sought to drain … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: The Young Irelander Rebellion

1848 was a momentous year in Europe. From one end of the continent to the other, governments and regimes were swept up in a series of liberally-pushed revolutions, that overthrew the monarchy in France, ended serfdom in Austria and resulted … Continue reading

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