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Ireland’s Wars: Vinegar Hill

The rebels in County Wexford had been forced back to their camp at Enniscorthy, following the defeats at New Ross, Arklow and Foulksmills. Now, General Lake was prepared to give what he saw as the final crushing blow to the … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: Ovidstown And Foulksmills

With the rebels pegged back in Wexford and all but wiped out elsewhere, the time had come for the authorities to begin their operations to bring the rebellion to a decisive close. A new Lord Lieutenant was soon to arrive, … Continue reading

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