A chronology of the Important Events during the 1798 Rebellion in County Wicklow
Rathdown and Talbotstown rebels participate in surprise night attack on Ballymore-Eustice.
Talbotstown rebels clash with garrisons of Stratford-on Slaney and Baltinglass. At least 43 prisoners shot dead or hanged in Dunlavin.
- 30th May
Newtownmountkennedy partially destroyed in major attack by Newcastle and Ballincor rebels. Devil's Glen burned by the army in brutal mopping up operation. Inmates in Newtown's guardhouse executed.
- 1st June
Over 40 United Irishmen shot in Carnew ball alley.
Battle of Arklow. Ballymanus Division suffer heavy losses in day long battle of considerable strategic importance.
- 17th June
Army reconnaissance of Mount Pleasant challenged after which the village of Tinahely was burned.
- 21st June
Rathdrum yeomen massacre civilians at Aughrim.
- 25th June
Combined Wicklow rebel forces destroy Hacketstown.
- 30th June
Ambush of 200 Ancient Britons and Fifth Dragoons at Ballyellis near Carnew.
- 2nd July
19 yeomen killed in clash with rebels on Ballyrahan Hill near Tinahely.
Rebels capture and partially burn Aughrim.
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