Battle of Goresbridge, Kilkenny 1798

#OnThisDay 1798 The United Irishmen scored a victory over Wexford Militia at Goresbridge, Kilkenny. The Militia tried to hold the bridge but were pushed off, losing all their cavalry & twenty eight soldiers were captured while the remainder fled to Kilkenny.

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