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DOMHNAIGH -- On January 24, 1862, Miles Byrne, United Irishman and officer in Napoleon's Irish Legion, died in Paris. He was active in the 1798 Rising in Wexford and fought all its major battles, right through the rebels' climactic defeat at Vinegar Hill.
(Left: Miles Byrne (from his 'Memoirs".)
He escaped to the hills and served with Michael Dwyer until the failure of the rising led by Robert Em…
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