Bartholomew Teeling, Hero of Battle of Collooney Hanged 1798

#OnThisDay 1798 Bartholomew Teeling, a United Irishman & the hero the Battle of Collooney was hanged for treason at Arbor Hill Prison in Dublin. From the gallows he said; ‘If to have striven to make my fellow-men love each other was guilt, then I am guilty’.

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