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  Irish Rebellion of 1798 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Irish Rebellion of 1798 (Éirí Amach 1798 in Irish), or 1798 rebellion as it is known locally, was an uprising in 1798, lasting several months, against the British dominated Kingdom of Ireland.
The opposition of the Catholic Church in Ireland to the expected rebellion had been secured by the establishment of Maynooth College in the same year and it was, barring a few individual exceptions, firmly on the side of the Crown throughout the entire period of the rebellion.
The Act of Union on January 1st 1801 took away the measure of autonomy granted to Ireland's Protestant Ascendancy and passed largely in response to the rebellion and underpinned by the perception that the rebellion was provoked as much by the brutish misrule of the Ascendancy as by the efforts of the revolutionaries.
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 Irish Rebellion of 1798 - Voyager, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The opposition of the Catholic Church in Ireland to the expected rebellion was secured by the establishment of Maynooth College and seminary in 1795 and it was, barring a few individual exceptions, firmly on the side of the Crown throughout the rebellion.
The 1798 rebellion was probably the most concentrated outbreak of violence in Irish history and resulted in the deaths of c.
The 1798 Rebellion in County Clare - Clare librarynn:Det irske opprøret i 1798
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 Irish Rebellion of 1798
Towards the end of January 1798 the British Government of Ireland were informed, by the Viceroy, of "very unpleasant" accounts of the Midlands.
Irish peasants were tearing down trees to fashion pike handles as weapons all over the south.
The Irish Rebellion continued to spread from the South and West to a peak where Dublin itself was under threat.
www.dowlingfamily.info /i1798reb.htm   (524 words)

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michaelgreen@ireland-information.com THE 1798 REBELLION IN IRELAND ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 1.
The rebellion The United Irishmen go-it-alone By the winter of 1797/98, with hopes of a renewed French attempt fading, the United Irishmen were forced to adopt a go-it-alone military strategy focused on Dublin.
The rebellion of 1798 heightened the awareness to the Catholic peasantry of the situation that they were in and showed them that there may be alternatives to be won.
www.ireland-information.com /1798.txt   (2140 words)

 Irish Rebellion of 1798
This did not solve the problem of Irish dissatisfaction, as the Irish were Catholics, which were excluded from taking seats in parliament.
The Irish Rebellion of 1798, exhibition at Villanova
The Rebellion of 1798 - Introduction, by Marian Richling
www.zum.de /whkmla/military/napwars/ireland1798.html   (423 words)

 Special Collections: The Irish Rebellion of 1798
The 1798 rising occurred in the spring and summer and involved between 30,000 and 50,000 insurgents and around 76,000 government troops.
There were two main centers of rebellion: in Eastern Ulster, where the insurgents were decisively defeated at Antrim and at Ballynahinch, and in South Leinster, where the critical rebel defeat occurred at Vinegar Hill (Co. Wexford) on 21 June.
Memoirs of the Different Rebellions in Ireland, from the Arrival of the English: Also a particular Detail of that which broke out the XXIIID of May MDCCXCVIII; with the History of the Conspiracy which preceded it; and the Characters of the Principal Actors in it.
www.library.villanova.edu /services/depts/speccoll/scirebel.htm   (451 words)

 Concordia's Thursday Report____________December 3, 1998
At the centre of the rebellion were the United Irishmen, a radical group that aspired to unite Catholics and Protestants in Ireland.
Tom Bartlett, professor of modern Irish history at University College, Dublin, argued that the sectarian violence was perpetrated by individuals and groups taking advantage of the chaos, in defiance of the wishes of rebel leadership.
The most influential Catholic account of the rebellion was published in the late 1800s by a Franciscan friar, Father Patrick Cavenaugh, who was born in Wexford, one of the counties at the centre of the rebellion.
ctr.concordia.ca /archives/is041298/art26.html   (606 words)

 Northern Express
The rebellion was broken over the course of a string of battles across the country between Irish militiamen and the far better trained and equipped British troops.
As for Robert's brother, Thomas, who was one of the leaders of the United Irish Executive, which directed the rebellion of 1798, he emigrated to America for a new career with a number of the other rebel leaders.
For the Irish, the failed rebellion meant a rise in rents, unemployment and the threat of famine.
www.northernexpress.com /editorial/features.asp?id=177   (1283 words)

 Irish Immigration to Maryland
Irish arriving in Maryland, as elsewhere in America, faced discrimination, prejudice, and often poverty.
As early as 1704 a tax of 20 shillings was levied on Irish immigrants arriving in Maryland as servants.
The Irish who arrived in Baltimore and Maryland were also aided by the Catholic Church and Irish aid societies.
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 Irish & Irish Americans Manuscript Summaries - Boston College   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Biog/Hist Note: Kathleen Clarke (1878-1972) was an active participant in Irish politics from the reemergence of militant Irish nationalism in the early twentieth century until her death in 1972.
She became especially interested in folklore and the Irish theatre and collaborated with such figures as Yeats, Moore and Synge of the Abbey Theatre movement.
During the Irish Civil War she was involved in the activities of Cumann na mban, the woman's branch of the Irish Republican Army.
www.bc.edu /libraries/centers/burns/resources/collections/manuscripts/s-irishamerms   (9936 words)

 Migration Timeline
Many Americans and Canadians searching for their Irish Ancestors reach a "dead-end" in the late 1700s - early 1800s when it is possible that the ancestor was deported to Australia and the descendents in Ireland later came to the U.S. or Canada.
Under the Jesuits the Irish people had become fervently Catholic; to them the Protestants of Ulster were heretics as well as interlopers.
The native Irish resented the intrusion of Scottish (and English) interlopers on their ancestral lands, and their resentment exploded in 1641 in bitter insurrection.
www.irishgenealogy.com /surnames/places-migration.htm   (2597 words)

 Amazon.com: The Year of Liberty : The Great Irish Rebellion of 1798: Books: Thomas Pakenham   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
In the end, the French general and his troops surrendered, were treated with honor, and sailed back to France, while the Irish rebels who fought with them were hunted down and slaughtered, and the causes of Catholic emancipation and Irish independence suffered setbacks that would not be overcome for decades.
The subject of the book, the 1798 rebellion of the United Irishmen concerns a watershed event in Irish history with echoes down to the present.
In 1798 they had come out of their mountains, forests and farmsteads in amazing numbers, armed mostly with primitive weapons, to confront the artillery, cavalry and guns of a modern state and its settler militia.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0812930886?v=glance   (1270 words)

 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : 1798   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
1798 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar).
April 7 - The Mississippi Territory is organized from territory ceded by Georgia and South Carolina and is later twice expanded to include disputed territory claimed by both the U.S. and Spain
August 22 - French troops land at Killala in County Mayo to assist Irish rebellion.
www.hallencyclopedia.com /1798   (513 words)

 BBC - History - The 1798 Irish Rebellion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Their bloody rebellion of 1798, however, resulted in the 1801 Act of Union, which brought Ireland tighter still under British control.
The immediate origins of the 1798 Rebellion in Ireland can be traced to the setting up of the Society of United Irishmen in Belfast in October 1791.
They came together to secure a reform of the Irish parliament; and they sought to achieve this goal by uniting Protestant, Catholic and Dissenter in Ireland into a single movement.
www.bbc.co.uk /history/state/nations/irish_reb_01.shtml   (290 words)

 Richard J. Jensen - "No Irish Need Apply": A Myth of Victimization - Journal of Social History 36:2
The Irish community used the allegation of job discrimination on the part of the Other to reinforce political solidarity among (male) voters, which in any case was very high indeed—probably he highest for any political group in American history before the 1960s.
Given the dominance of Irish women among maids in the large cities, and the constant turnover of servants, we can estimate that the large majority (perhaps 80 or 90 percent) of middle class families, regardless of their own ethnic or religious affiliations, routinely hired Irish women.
However sources, such as melodramas with numerous Irish characters, had numerous references, and each was counted as a separate "unit-perception." In all he found 392 different descriptive adjectives, and coded them according to a scheme developed by a psychologist for the language in use a century later.
tigger.uic.edu /~rjensen/no-irish.htm   (12407 words)

 HYM9130 - IRELAND AND THE 1798 REBELLION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Identify the primary historical sources used by historians in reconstructing the history of the 1798 rebellion.
Formerly the focal point of the rebellion, in county Wexford, has been portrayed as a spontaneous, disorganised and savage outbreak of sectarianism led by priests.
This module equips students to investigate an aspect of eighteenth-century Irish history in depth, through the analysis of sources of different types in combination with an up-to-date appraisal of historical interpretations of the period.
www.aber.ac.uk /modules/2004/HYM9130.html   (467 words)

Further: ‘The volume delineates some 40 battles that took place as part of the 1798 Rising, and it is these battles that Musgrave really means us to see as the "different rebellions’".
Their support was inevitably predicated on its being proposed upon "protestant principles", which caused both the Irish executive and the British government serious problems.
I have been assured that the Presbyterians quitted the papists as soon as they discovered that they were impelled by the sanguinary spirit which was ever peculiar to their religion.’ (quoted in Whelan, op.
musgravemanor.homestead.com /RichardMusgrave1757.html   (878 words)

 Irish Studies Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
A. Luce (1882-1977) became the twentieth century's foremost scholar of the Irish philosopher, George Berkeley (1685-1753).
Most of the volumes in the collection were inherited or acquired by Walter Sweetman and include copies of his own works as well as eighteenth- and nineteenth-century books on subjects ranging from history, biography, and literature to religion, economics, agriculture, astronomy, and physics.
Irish Studies library resources have been developed at Notre Dame based on a number of major gifts including those from Captain Francis O'Neill, John Bennett Shaw, Thomas C. McGrath, the Ancient Order of Hibernians, Richard C. Sweetman, the Wild Geese of Stamford, Connecticut, Dr. Charles Wolf, and the Robert Mulkeen family, among others.
www.library.nd.edu /colldev/subject_home_pages/irish/irish_studies_resources.shtml   (1462 words)

 Irish delegation to attend plaque unveiling
While the rebellion was widespread throughout Ireland, a great deal of the action was concentrated in County Wexford, in the southeast of Ireland, where some 5,000 people lost their lives.
By 1798, two-thirds of the population of St. John's were Irish, as were most of the soldiers in the garrison.
While the rebellion was widespread throughout Ireland, much of the action was concentrated in County Wexford, in the southeast of Ireland, where some 5.000 people lost their lives.
www.releases.gov.nl.ca /releases/2000/tcr/0616n05.htm   (1099 words)

 Protestant women's narratives of the Irish rebellion of 1798   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
JOHN D. Of the women who were caught up in the turbulent events of 1798, only a few left behind a written record of what they witnessed.
Some are well known to rebellion scholars, while others are more obscure and have either never been published or have appeared in an extensively bowdlerized form.
Protestant women's Narratives offers a unique window on the lives of Irish women more than two centuries ago, and their words have a stirring poignancy that continues to make their accounts compelling reading.
www.four-courts-press.ie /cgi/bookshow.cgi?file=protestantw.xml   (213 words)

 EIPS - Days of Deliverance Part 12: The 1798 Rebellion: Irish Protestantism again under threat
The recent bicentenary of the 1798 Rebellion stimulated new research.  One collection of essays covered 750 pages with over thirty experts contributing.  A theme running through all this scholarship was that this was not simply a “sectarian” struggle.
However, even if the forces interacting in 1798 were complex, it was nevertheless a Day of Deliverance for the Protestants.
Nearer to 1798 the popular yearning arose for France to do the severing.  Sean O Mulain looks for the destruction of the progeny of proud Calvin once the French arrive and he describes the French fleet coming.
www.ianpaisley.org /article.asp?printerFriendly=true&ArtKey=deliverance12   (324 words)

 Érudit | RON n40 2005 : Vail : “The Standard of Revolt”: Revolution and National Independence in Moore’s   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The predicament of the Irish Catholics, forced to either practice the religion of their oppressors or secretly practice their own in caves or other hidden places, is depicted time and again in Moore’s work, such as in “The Irish peasant to his mistress” (1810), an allegory about the Protestant and Catholic Churches in Ireland.
The description recalls the shiploads of reinforcements sent to Ireland from England to assist the Protestant militias in quelling the Irish Rebellion, and the image of the raised lances suggests the thousands of homemade pikes that were the primary weapons of the Irish rebels.
The Rebellion was planned by well-educated Ulster Protestants inspired by the secular ideals of Revolutionary France, yet after the main conspirators were arrested, the uprising that actually broke out took the form of a sectarian blood-feud, with rural Catholic peasants and priests battling militias of the Protestant Ascendancy.
www.erudit.org /revue/ron/2005/v/n40/012459ar.html   (8266 words)

 Ireland and England around 1800   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
This struggle would result in the Irish Rebellion of 1798 and the Act of Union of 1800.
The results were disastrous: the rebellion was choked and 30,000 Irishmen lay dead.
Britain blatanlty disregarded Irish opposition to the measure and through bribes obtained a majority vote for the union in both the English and the Irish houses.
www.math.grin.edu /~simpsone/Teaching/Romantics/linda.html   (323 words)

 Falvey Library
A bloody rebellion, a martyred hero, and an alliance forged across religious allegiances.
The Rebellion of 1798 is the theme of the Information Literacy program's Quest Strategies designed to illustrate sophisticated information gathering and analysis skills to the entire first year class, as described in last month's BluePrints.
Maxwell's History of the Irish Rebellion in 1798 (London, 1887) has 26 etched plates by George Cruikshank who depicted the insurgents in a rather satirical way.
www.library.villanova.edu /blueprints/1999/nlmar99.htm   (2024 words)

 Stamps from Ireland, 1916,irish republican army,IRA,Sinn Fein, 1798 Rebellion
Wolfe Tone and Henry Joy MacCracken are featured on the 5 original Irish postage stamps from Ireland issued in 1998.
A famine scene is shown on the print and on the 3 original Irish postage stamps from Ireland issued in 1997.
A famine scene is shown on the print and on the original Irish postage stamp issued in 1997.
www.irishnation.com /irishstampprints.htm   (302 words)

 Shan Van Voght, The
Notes: Sparling dates his text 1797 and says it is "the first song I can find with this refrain." - BS Although the Irish often looked to the French for help (as in the case of the United Irish rebellion of 1798), the French supplied it for their own reasons.
In this case, it was to distract Britain (as a result of the French Revolution, France was at war with most of Europe) and found a base at their back.
Theobald Wolfe Tone was, interestingly, a Protestant (the whole 1798 rebellion was basically a Protestant idea), but wanted a free Ireland with equal rights for both religions.
www.csufresno.edu /folklore/ballads/PGa027.html   (1011 words)

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