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Ireland’s Wars: Ballynahinch And The End In Ulster

The rebellion in Ulster had begun in Antrim, but had barely gotten started there before it was crushed. The army of Henry Joy McCracken, what was left of it anyway, was retreating northwards. General Nugent, the man who had defeated … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: Antrim

Ulster had been the birthplace of the United Irishmen movement, founded in 1791 by Wolfe Tone and others, and for some time it had been the main area of United activity and organisation. But as the end of the decade … Continue reading

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