“Picking up yeomanry reinforcements along the way, the combined British force of about 700 troops lost no time in forming up at the bottom of the hill to attack the rebels who had posted themselves behind defenses such as old walls and ditches. An attack up the hill was quickly launched and met strong resistance from the rebels but the superior firepower of the military combined with a well-executed bayonet charge drove the rebels from the hill, dispersing them with much slaughter….”
….and now a like-minded foe has come back for the Hill itself , intent on causing as much destruction as it wants…

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A mother of three (and a Granny!) and a political activist , living in Dublin , Ireland.
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