The Battle of Oulart Hill 1798

#OnThisDay 1798 A poorly armed force of 4,000 United Irishmen under Fr. John Murphy ambushed a much smaller but better armed detachment of North Cork Militia killing 105 & sparing Col Foote & four others. North Wexford joined the rebellion after this victory.


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