#OTD in 1845 – Frederick Douglass delivers a speech in Belfast | ‘The Cambria Riot, My Slave Experience, and My Irish Mission’.
In 1845, as Ireland was descending into the despair of…Read More »
#OTD in 1922 – Liam Mellows, Rory O’Connor, Joseph McKelvey and Richard Barrett, Irish patriots – one from each of the four provinces – are executed by the Free State forces.
It was just one more harrowing chapter in a vicious…Read More »
The first historical record of the Celts was by the…Read More »
Strule River, Omagh, Co Tyrone @liammcclean54 By: Stair na hÉireannTitle:…Read More »
#OTD in 1891 – The electric tattooing machine was officially patented by a New York Irish-American tattoo artist, named Samuel O’Reilly.
O’Reilly’s rambunctious, enigmatic life began in May 1854 in Waterbury,…Read More »
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In the Liturgical Calendar, today is the Feast of the…Read More »
Under the influence of his father, Austin Stack joined the…Read More »
Disturbed at reports from London as to the signing of…Read More »
#OTD in 1922 – The Parliament of the occupied six counties of Northern Ireland opt out of the Free State.
The parliament of Northern Ireland exercises its option to opt…Read More »
Downpatrick Head, Co Mayo @colinmannion By: Stair na hÉireannTitle: 📍Downpatrick…Read More »
Edward Delaney (1930–2009) was an Irish sculptor born in Claremorris,…Read More »
Guinness Gate, Dublin @rawdublin By: Stair na hÉireannTitle: 📍Guinness Gate,…Read More »
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#OTD in 1921 – Michael Collins, Arthur Griffith and the other plenipotentiaries return from London to present Britain’s proposed treaty draft to government colleagues.
Presentation of the British draft of the Anglo-Irish Treaty took…Read More »
Following an acrimonious and poorly written meeting minutes, Michael Collins…Read More »
1831 – Birth of Robert Horatio George Minty. Westport born…Read More »
Three IRA men were shot dead on this date and…Read More »
#OTD in 1944 – Birth of Ralph McTell in England. Best known for his song ‘Streets of London’, which has been covered by over two hundred artists around the world, and for his tale of Irish emigration, ‘From Clare to Here’.
One of the great storytellers, Ralph McTell, known for his…Read More »