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The United Irishmen of North West Clare, 1798

Following the United Irishmen Rebellion in Clare in 1798, a number of depositions naming the insurgents in North West Clare were taken in Ennistymon, in January 1799. Those who gave the depositions are grouped and numbered, 1 to 8, below. In the list of insurgents, the numbers in the D N (Deposition Number) field are used to indicate which group named which insurgent.

List of Insurgents

Deposition Number 1:
Hugh Kildea, John Finucane, William Fitzgerald, Andrew McMahon.

Deposition Number 2:
John Reynolds, Patrick Doherty, Thomas Shannon, Patrick Hitchin (Ballyvaskin).

Deposition Number 3:
James Taaffe (Frey), Patrick Connors, Denis Shalloo, Thomas Griffy.

Deposition Number 4:
Charles Griffin, John Mungovan, James Doyle, Pat Griffin, John Chappell, Anthony Considine

Deposition Number 5:
Thomas Corcoran, Thomas Hogan, Michael O’Loughlin, James Quin, John Green, James Burke.

Deposition Number 6:
Michael Haugh, Connor Marlborough, Darby McMahon, Walter Markham, Mathias Barrett, John Egan, George Lysaght Jun.

Deposition Number 7:
Tim Fitzpatrick, Thomas Stack, Connor Quin, John McTigue, John Nestor, Andrew Lysaght, Dominic Quinn, Michael Connors, --- McDonough, James Shannon.

Deposition Number 8:
Andrew McMahon, George Greene, Darby Macklea, Michael Walsh, Silvester Collins.

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