Michael Dwyer

(1772—1825) Irish nationalist

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(1772–1825), leader of a guerrilla band that remained at large in the Wicklow Mountains following the insurrection of 1798. He surrendered at the end of 1803 and was transported to Australia, where he became high constable of the Liverpool district of New South Wales in 1820.

From The Oxford Companion to Irish History in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: European History.

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