Military List Of Irish Rebellion of 1798 Battles

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List of every major Irish Rebellion of 1798 battle, including photos, images, or maps of the most famous Irish Rebellion of 1798 battles when available. While it is not a comprehensive list of all skirmishes, conflicts, or battles that took place in the Irish Rebellion of 1798, we have tried to include as many military events and actions as possible. All the battles on this Irish Rebellion of 1798 list are currently listed alphabetically, but if you want to find a specific battle you can search for it by using the "search". Information about these Irish Rebellion of 1798 battles are included below as well, such as their specific locations and who was involved in the fight.

List features battles like Battle of Tory Island, Battle of Ballinamuck, and many more
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Action of 24 October 1798

The Action of 24 October 1798 was a minor naval engagement of the French Revolutionary Wars, fought between a British Royal Navy frigate and two ships of the Batavian Republic. The Dutch ships were intercepted in the North Sea within hours of leaving port, 30 nautical miles northwest of the Texel, by the British ship HMS Sirius. Both Dutch vessels were carrying large quantities of military supplies and French soldiers, reinforcements for the French and Irish forces participating in the Irish Rebellion of 1798. Although the rebellion had been defeated a month earlier, word of the British victory had not yet reached the European continent, and the Dutch force was intended to supplement a ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: North Sea

Part of: Irish Rebellion of 1798, French Revolutionary Wars

Combatants: Kingdom of Great Britain

Battle of Antrim is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List Of Irish Rebellion of 1798 Battles
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The Battle of Antrim was fought on 7 June 1798, in County Antrim, Ireland during the Irish Rebellion of 1798 between British troops and Irish insurgents led by Henry Joy McCracken. The British won the battle, beating off a rebel attack on Antrim town following the arrival of reinforcements but the county governor, Lord O'Neill, was fatally wounded. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: County Antrim, Northern Ireland

Part of: Irish Rebellion of 1798

Combatants: Society of United Irishmen, United Kingdom

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Battle of Arklow

The second Battle of Arklow took place during the Irish Rebellion of 1798 on 9 June when a force of United Irishmen from Wexford, estimated at 10,000 strong, launched an assault into County Wicklow, on the British-held town of Arklow, in an attempt to spread the rebellion into Wicklow and to threaten the capital of Dublin. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Arklow, Republic of Ireland

Part of: Irish Rebellion of 1798

Combatants: Society of United Irishmen, United Kingdom

Battle of Ballinamuck is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List Of Irish Rebellion of 1798 Battles
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The Battle of Ballinamuck marked the defeat of the main force of the French incursion during the 1798 Rebellion in Ireland. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Ballinamuck, Republic of Ireland

Part of: Irish Rebellion of 1798

Combatants: French First Republic, Society of United Irishmen, United Kingdom

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