In dungannon the independence of the Irish parliament (to which the town returned two members) was proclaimed in 1782.
By the time John was sixteen he was ready to leave the school at dungannon.
dungannon, Mountjoy, and several of the other forts, were also surprised and taken.
A great meeting of deputies from the volunteers had been held at dungannon, which had accepted to the full Grattan's propositions.
In the meantime Sussex collected a small force at Armagh, and advanced to dungannon.
The bridge over the Blackwater was broken down, and the castles at dungannon were also dismantled.
Cannon were brought against dungannon, which soon surrendered.
Accordingly on March 29, he surrendered himself to the two commissioners at Tougher, within five miles of dungannon.
His first achievement was the capture of Charlemont, midway between Armagh and dungannon.
He then took proceedings against O'Cahan, at the assizes in dungannon.