Escape of Michael Dwyer from house in Glen Imall, 1798
Deimhnightear gur ball de Chumann Chuimhneacháin 1798 i gCo Chille Manntáin. Cuimhighídh ar 1798
[1798 Centenary Committee, Wicklow].
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Membership certificate (designed in the Celtic Revival style with zoomorphic interlacing) for the 1798 Centenary Committee in Co. Wicklow, depicting a scene from 15 February 1799 of Michael Dwyer fighting his way out of a burning cottage at Dernamuck [also known as Derrynamuck] in the Glen of Imall, County Wicklow, surrounded by Highland soldiers. Dwyer targeted loyalists and yeomen, attacking small parties of the military in the Wicklow Mountains from 1798 to 1803.
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[Wicklow? 1798 Centenary Commemoration Committee, n.d., 1898].
Formerly held at PD HP (1798) 22.
Physical description: 1 membership certificate : offset lithograph 25.4 x 35.5 cm.
Varying form of title: [Membership certificate for the 1798 Centenary Committee in Wicklow, depicting Michael Dwyer's escape, fighting his way out of a burning cottage at Dernamuck in the Glen of Imall, surrounded by Highland soldiers].
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