Ireland in the 1790s

sarrazinSome material on attempts to launch a revolution, in imitation of the French example, in Ireland during the 1790s. This culminated with a revolt, followed by a small French invasion led by General Humbert, in 1798. A few subsequent attempts were made even after that.

A general account of the French invasion of 1798

General Humbert’s landing, the battle at Castlebar, and ultimate defeat. Humbert would end up in Texas, most of his Irish recruits on the gallows.