Michael Hayes (1767-1825) – Rebel, Convict, Merchant, Bigamist?

Michael Hayes (1767-1825) – Rebel, Convict, Merchant, Bigamist?

The story of a man transported to Australia for his role in the United Irishmen rebellion of 1798 who made his mark by bringing Catholicism to the penal colony, and an allegation of bigamy.   *****   Michael Hayes (1767-1825) grew up in Wexford Town on the...