Battle of Newtownmountkennedy

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Battle of Newtownmountkennedy
Part of the United Irishmen Rebellion
Date30 May 1798
Result British victory
United Irishmen Kingdom of Great Britain British Army
~1,000 ~140

The Battle of Newtownmountkennedy was a battle fought on 30 May 1798, between forces of the British Crown and a force of Native Irish Rebels, during the Irish Rebellion of 1798. Approximately 170 Irish rebel forces were killed out of 1000, followed by an execution of the Rebels’ leader, Michael Neil.[1]


  1. ^ Kavanagh, Paul (28 October 2015). "'The Battle of Newtownmountkennedy'". Our Wicklow Heritage. Retrieved 18 September 2018.
  • Musgrave, Richard. Memoirs of the Different Rebellions in Ireland. Third edition. Dublin, 1802.