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The United Irishmen and the 1798 Rebellion

By Colin Lacey The Society of United Irishmen, founded in Belfast on October 26, 1791 by radical political thinkers, including Theobald Wolfe Tone, Hamilton Rowan, Samuel Nellson, Henry Joy McCracken and Thomas Russell, the organization’s declared objective was “equal representation of all the people in parliament” and the establishment of a political system that wouldRead more..