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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 south-east coast of Ireland but was later transported to Australia. […]