|12th||Members of the Leinster Directory of the United Irishmen, (U.I.) meeting in Dublin in the home of Oliver Bond, are arrested by government forces|
|30th||Government Viceroy, Lord Camden, issues a declaration, "The country is in a state of rebellion". Effective martial law.|
|9th||First meeting of Grand Orange Lodge of Ireland takes place in Dublin.|
|23rd||Disarming of counties Kildare, Laois, Offaly and Tipperary is underway.|
|25th||General Gerard Lake replaces Sir Ralph Abercromby as Commander-in-Chief of government forces in Ireland.|
|27th||The North Cork Militia arrive in Co. Wexford.|
|18th||National Directory of the (U.I.) meets in Dublin and set date for rebellion.|
|19th||(U.I.) leader, Lord Edward Fitzgerald, arrested in Dublin.|
|23rd||Rebellion begins in Leinster, primarily in Co. Kildare. Insurgents are repulsed at Naas and Clane, defeated at Rathangan, but victorious at Prosperous.
In Wexford, Anthony Perry is arrested, tortured and forced to name principal U.I. leaders in the area.
|24th||Thirty-four suspected (U.I.) prisoners shot in Dunlavin, Co. Wicklow.|
|25th||Twenty-four United Irish prisoners shot at Carnew, Co. Wicklow.|
|26th||Insurgents defeated at Tara, marking end of rebellion in Co. Meath.
Rebellion begins in Co. Wexford.
Fr. John Murphy (Fr. J.M.) and local people confront Camolin yeomanry at The Harrow. In the resulting engagement, Yeomanry Lieutenant Thomas Bookey is killed.
|27th||Insurgents, Edward Roche and Morgan Byrne defeat North Cork Militia at Oulart Hill. Militia destroy chapel and houses at Boolavogue, (Fr. J.M’s parish church).|
|28th||First Battle of Enniscorthy, insurgents take the town.|
|29th||Insurgents camp on Vinegar Hill, Enniscorthy.
Ulster Directory of (U.I) meet to plan rebellion in counties Antrim and Down.
More than 300 insurgent prisoners executed at The Curragh, Co. Kildare.
|30th||Wexford insurgents victorious at Battle of Three Rocks (outside Wexford town).
Insurgents take Wexford town, liberating prisoners including Bagenal Harvey.
Committee of Public Safety established in Wexford town.
|31st||Bagenal Harvey appointed Commander of insurgent forces.
Civilian government established in Wexford town led by four Protestants and four Catholics.
|1st||Insurgents defeated at Bunclody, (then known as Newtownbarry) Co. Wexford .|
|2-3rd||Insurgents defeated at Kilcock, Co. Kildare.|
|4th||Insurgents defeat government troops at Battle of Tubberneering, Co. Wexford, and occupy Gorey.
In Dublin, Lord Edward Fitzgerald dies.
|5th||Insurgents defeated at New Ross, Co. Wexford - John Kelly of Killanne seriously wounded.
Over 100 suspected loyalist prisoners massacred at Scullabogue, outside New Ross.
Fr. Philip Roche replaces Bagenal Harvey as commander of insurgent army.
|7th||Henry Joy McCracken leads insurgent forces in unsuccessful attack on Antrim town.|
|8th||Rebellion breaks out in Co. Down, led by Henry Munro.|
|9th||Insurgents defeated at Battle of Arklow, Co. Wicklow. Fr. Michael Murphy killed in action.|
|10th||Pike Sunday, Co. Down - insurgents repulsed at Portaferry, Co. Down. 500 insurgents capture Maynooth, Co. Kildare.|
|12th||Insurgents attack Borris House, Co. Carlow but are repulsed.|
|13th||Munro and insurgents defeated at Battle of Ballinahinch, Co. Down. Rebellion in Ulster over.|
|16th||Engagement at Mountpleasant, Co. Wicklow.
Henry Munro executed in Lisburn, Co. Down.
|17th||Insurgents burn Tinahely, Co. Wicklow.|
|18th||Kildare insurgents routed at Ovidstown, Co. Kildare|
|20th||Thomas Dixon and followers massacre loyalist prisoners on bridge in Wexford town.|
|21st||Government forces recapture Wexford and Enniscorthy towns.
Battle of Vinegar Hilll. After 5 hours, insurgents are routed and retreat southwards through ‘Needham’s Gap’.
|24th||Fr. J.M. and The insurgents take Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny.|
|25-26th||Fr. Philip Roche, Matthew Keogh and other insurgents hanged on Wexford bridge.
Insurgents capture Hackettstown, Co. Carlow.
|26th||Fr. J.M. and the insurgents defeated at Kilcumney Hill, Co. Carlow.|
|27th||Cornelius Grogan and Bagenal Harvey tried in Wexford town and sentenced to death.|
|28th||John Colclough tried and sentenced to death. Colclough, Grogan and Harvey executed on Wexford bridge.|
|2nd||Fr. J.M. & James Gallagher executed at Tullow, Co. Carlow.|
|4-5th||Wexford insurgents dislodged from White Heap mountain. End of rebellion in Co. Wexford.|
|10th||Co. Wexford insurgents skirmish at Kill, on way to join insurgents of Co. Kildare.|
|14th||Insurgent army defeated at Battle of Knightstown, Co. Meath.
John and Henry Sheares executed.
Fr Mogue Kearns and Anthony Perry captured and executed at Edenderry, Co. Offaly.
|17th||Henry Joy McCracken executed.|
|6th||General Humbert sails from La Rochelle, France, with three frigates and around 1,000 men.|
|23rd||French army disembarks at Killala Bay, Co. Mayo.|
|25th||French and insurgents capture Ballina, Co. Mayo.|
|27th||Humbert's Franco-Irish army defeats government forces at "the Races of Castlebar", Co. Mayo.|
|31st||Humbert proclaims the 'Provisional Republic of Connaught'.|
|3rd||Humbert evacuates Castlebar, which is then occupied by government forces.|
|4th||Rebellion breaks out in the border areas of counties Longford and Westmeath.
James Napper Tandy and a small French force sets sail from Dunkirk, France,
|8th||Following defeat at the Battle of Ballinamuck, Co. Longford, the French troops surrender.
Irish rebels are massacred.
|16th||Napper Tandy disembarks from France at Rutland Island, Co. Donegal.|
|17th||Nine French ships with c.3,000 men, leave Brest, France, for Ireland. Wolfe Tone accompanies them.|
|22nd||Government forces retake Ballina, Co. Mayo.|
|23rd||Killala, Co. Mayo is retaken by Government forces; this marks the end of the rebellion in Connaught.|
|12th||French ships are captured off the north west coast.
Wolfe Tone is arrested and sent to Dublin.
|10th||Wolfe Tone is tried and sentenced to death.|
|12th||Wolfe Tone cuts his throat.|
|19th||Wolfe Tone dies.|