Ramilies Road

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1948/51 House 1-59 (ODD) , 2-106 (EVEN)
Naming of the road

Gerald O'Conner commanded a regiment of the Wild Geese at the Battle of Ramillies in Flanders on 23rd May 1706. He was part of the raiding party sent to destroy the train in Ballyneety.

Lord Clare was in command of 3 Irish Regiments and the Duke of Marlborough was in command of the opposing British/Dutch/Danish troops during this battle. They heavily defeated the Irish and French, who lost about 17,000 men.

Gerald O'Conner and about 30 of his men escaped.


A small circular road linking Decies and Muskerry road

Copyright (c) John Murphy 1999