Doolin, Co Clare @stillireland By: Stair na hÉireannTitle: 📍Doolin, Co…Read More »
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784 – Fergal, the Geometer, Irish educator, dies. He originated…Read More »
#OTD in 1995 – In a constitutional vote, a tiny majority vote to revoke the ban on divorce in Ireland.
Ireland voted narrowly to lift the ban on divorce enshrined…Read More »
#OTD in 1920 – IRA members and brothers Patrick and Harry Loughnane were abducted and killed by Black and Tan Auxiliaries at Kinvara, Co Galway.
County Galway saw its share of controversial incidents during the…Read More »
The triskelion or ‘triskele’ is also known as the tri-spiral…Read More »
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The Irish were renowned for their love of education and…Read More »
#OTD in 1984 – Bob Geldof and Midge Ure founded ‘Band Aid’ and wrote a song, ‘Do They Know It’s Christmas?’, to raise money for anti-famine efforts in Ethiopia by releasing it for the Christmas market.
Geldof was given no more than 24 hours to record…Read More »
1594 – Birth of historian and genealogist, James Ware, in…Read More »
#OTD in 1992 – Pearse Jordan (21), an IRA Volunteer was shot dead by members of an undercover RUC mobile patrol.
Although Jordan was unarmed the RUC claimed that he had…Read More »
Gap of Dunloe, Co Kerry @matthewmurphyphotography By: Stair na hÉireannTitle:…Read More »
‘The only people worthy of freedom are those who are…Read More »