The United Irishmen take Enniscorthy 1798

#OnThisDay 1798 United Irishmen took Enniscorthy, following their success at Oulart Hill. The rebels managed to dislodge the garrison of 300 but at a loss of many hundreds themselves. Loyalist town dwellers also fled. The UI established a camp on Vinegar Hill.


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