Very limited stock available - only 1 copy remaining The Rebellion of 1798 was the culmination of many factors, national and international, in which thousands of men and women chose armed force as their only option. The reasons and simulations leading to that choice were complex. This collection of essays offers a fresh look and interpretation at those factors and the Rebellion itself in Wexford, where ordinary people, goaded to ferocity, 'swept o'er the land like a mighty wave'.
Dáire Keogh lectures in history at St Patrick's College, Drumcondra, and is the author of 'The French Disease': the Catholic Church and Irish Radicalism, 1790-1800 (FCP, 1993), Edmund Rice 1762-1844 (FCP, 1996) and co-editor of 1798: a bicentenary perspective (FCP, 2003) and The women of 1798 (FCP, 1998).
Nicholas Furlong specializes in the history of Wexford and is the author of Fr John Murphy of Boolavogue 1753-1798 among other works. Visit Nicholas Furlong's website at: www.nicholasfurlong.com.