Irish Brigade In The Battle Of Culloden

This is an insight into the Irish Brigade who fought heroically for Bonnie Prince Charlie at the Battle of Culloden in 1746. Every member of the Brigade was either killed or wounded as they fought to stop the English advances, thus saving many Scottish troops from certain death.

Here is a Scottish memorial to those brave Irishmen who fell at Culloden whilst in the service of the French Army and fighting for the Scottish Jacobites against the old enemy.


5 Responses

  1. Yet again as with the French/Spanish and the Free Catholic Countries throughout Europe the Irish Forces fought for the Freedom of the common men and women of these lands. Hail hail Saor Erin et Liberta commas Saor Catholics abeta. 💚☘️❤️☘️🇮🇪☘️🇳🇬👍👍👍

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  2. Alan Webster

    I attend the annual service held at Culloden each year and about 5 years ago I stood beside a group who had come from Ireland to honour their countrymen who fought on that dreadful day.
    It would be good if a wreath could be laid to recognise their place in history

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    1. Alan Webster

      Tha Saturday nearest the anniversary of the battle about 200 gather at the memorial acorn and the Gaelic Society of Inverness have a short service followed by representatives of clans and other groups go forward to lay wreaths.
      There is always a representative of the French are always there. As I said I remember a few years ago a wreath was laid in honour of the Irish soldiers
      A few do dress up in period dress but majority don’t .more details can be found on Gaelic Society of Inverness website. I hope this helps

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