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2018-06-19 10:00
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The Pikemen statue in Clonakilty commemorates the only rising that occurred in Munster in '98. It was a battle between Gaels of Southern Ireland and Gaels from Northern Scotland.
Early on Tuesday, 19th, June 1798, there marched out of Bandon Barracks a company of the Caithness Legion Fencibles - 100 Highlanders under Major Innes. They went by the old Mountain road to Clonakilty (where there was a barrack for companies of foot), but after going eight miles they heard shots near the village of Ballinascarthy (Ballymac Carthy it was then). The Westmeath Militia - 200 soldiers, under Colonel O'Rielly with two cannon - was being attacked by about five hundred Carbery pikemen from the heights on both side of the road.
When the Caithness advanced through
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2017-11-29 00:04
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The Pikemen statue in Clonakilty commemorates the only rising that occurred in Munster in '98. It was a battle between Gaels of Southern Ireland and Gaels from Northern Scotland.d
Early on Tuesday, 19th, June 1798, there marched out of Bandon Barracks a company of the Caithness Legion Fencibles-100 Highlanders under Major Innes. They went by the old Mountain road to Clonakilty (where there was a barrack for companies of foot), but after going eight miles the heard shots near the village of Ballinascarthy (Ballymac Carthy it was then). The Westmeath Militia-200 soldiers, under Colonel O'Rielly with two cannon- was being attacked by about five hundred Barbery pikemen from the heights on both side of the road. When the Caithness advanced through