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1798 – United Irishmen Rebellion: Execution of John Kelly, also known as 'Kelly the Boy from Killanne'.
John Kelly lived in Killanne in the parish of Rathnure and was a leader who fought in the United Irishmen Rebellion of 1798.
While Kelly was obviously well-known to rebels and loyalists alike during the short duration of the Wexford rising, almost nothing is known of him outside this time. 240 more words