Wexford Man Joseph Kavanagh leads Parisians to take the Bastille 1789.

#OnThisDay 1789 Parisians attacked the Bastille. Joseph Kavanagh from Wexford, commandeered 6 gun-laden wagons en route to the French Army’s camp at Metz & rode them through the streets of Paris crying “To the Bastille. Let us take the Bastille.” #Ireland #History #BastilleDay

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