Patrick Sarsfield’s Ballyneety Raid 1690

#OnThisDay 1690 Patrick Sarsfield guided by Galloping Hogan intercepted & destroyed a Williamite supply train at Ballyneety, Limerick. They destroyed 16 cannons & burned over 150 wagons full of food, arms & ammo. ‘Sarsfield’s the word & Sarsfield’s the man.’


MnáMondays: Kate Byrne

Kate Byrne was refused entry to the GPO at the start of the Rising so she kicked in a window & got in that way. In there, she provided medical assistance & made bandages from her petticoat. She ran dispatches & ended some journeys with a bullet in her beret.