Sylvester Dempsey fought in 1798

I asked Pat Murphy had he any stories about the Decade of Commemoration. He said he had a story about his great great grandfather - was it a problem that he fought in 1798?


1798 Monument

Names of 11 men are inscribed on the monument and these men were hanged in its proximity between 11th and 13th of June 1798.


Clues to the 1798 Rebellion in Mountmellick

The 1798 Rebellion was a significant uprising in Ireland and a casual google search does not find much evidence for activity in Laois/Queen’s County. However, the monument on Wolfe Tone St.