The Races of Castlebar 1798

#OnThisDay 1798 General Humbert’s mixed French & Irish force marched on & routed a Crown militia of 6,000 in Castlebar. Huge caches of arms & ammo were left to the rebels. Some militia did not stop until they reached Tuam. This is known as the Races of Castlebar.

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CastleBar Races 1798

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