The 1798 Memorial in New Ross town commemorates a time of revolt and carnage that took place mainly in that county, and neighbouring Wicklow. A powerful reminder of a popular uprising that allegedly resulted in more casualties than the French revolution 9 years earlier?
Photographer: Robert French
Collection: Lawrence Photograph Collection
Date: Circa 1865-1914
NLI Ref: L_ROY_09607
You can also view this image, and many thousands of others, on the NLI’s catalogue at catalogue.nli.ie
Owner: National Library of Ireland on The Commons
Source: Flickr Commons