#OTD in 1171 – Henry II, fearful that Strongbow will grow too powerful in Ireland, lands at Waterford with an army.
The Normans, Norse and Irish all submit to him, except…Read More »
#OTD in 1920 – Peter O’Carroll (actor, Brendan O’Carroll’s grandfather) was shot dead in Manor Street, Dublin.
Actor, Brendan O’Carroll (Mrs Brown’s Boys) is the youngest of…Read More »
Benwiskin Mountain, Co Sligo | @reubenfields By: Stair na hÉireannTitle:…Read More »
In the Liturgical calendar, today is the Feast Day of…Read More »
Eoin MacNeill was an Irish scholar, Irish language enthusiast, nationalist…Read More »
#OTD in 1858 – John L. Sullivan nicknamed ‘The Boston Strong Boy’ is born in Roxbury, Massachussetts.
John L. Sullivan was born to Irish immigrants, Michael Sullivan…Read More »
FitzGerald was one of the leading instigators of the 1798…Read More »
Thomas Gallagher “The second clause became infamously known as the…Read More »
Irish American Civil War Songs After what…Read More »
#OTD in 2001 – The first multiple State funeral is held in honour of ten IRA Volunteers, including Kevin Barry, who were executed for their role in the War of Independence.
More than 80 years after they were buried in the…Read More »
Silvermine Mountains, Co Tipperary | @lemonlimon By: Stair na hÉireannTitle:…Read More »
Irish in the American Civil War has a long-standing interest…Read More »
#OTD in 1814 – Birth of Irish writer, who was the chief organiser and poet of the Young Ireland movement, Thomas Osborne Davis in Mallow, Co Cork.
Thomas Osborn Davis was born in the town of Mallow,…Read More »
Andersonville Irish Spotlight: Thomas O’Dea, The Clare Emigrant Who Immortalised Andersonville in Art. Part 1- Imagery.
The next series of Andersonville Irish Spotlight posts will share…Read More »
“Come on, he cried, Come show your hand, you have…Read More »
“Through:” The Emigrant Hamiltons of Tyrone. Part 2. “Roughs, Bowery Boys, Dead Rabbits”- The Formation of Kerrigan’s Rangers
This is the second part in a series of articles…Read More »
1318 – Death of Edward Bruce, Earl of Carrick. He…Read More »
Kid Island, Co Mayo | @westerly_skyscapes By: Stair na hÉireannTitle:…Read More »
This is the kind of people that live in They are friendly, loving, and Their hearts are big and their spirits are They are the kind of people who love to share their lives with The…Read More »
The second largest city in Ireland is Belfast is known as the City of Culture because of its many cultural attractions and Belfast is a very busy city with a population of over 500,000 The city has…Read More »
If you are interested in visiting Ireland, you should plan Make sure that you book your tickets early so that you can get the best When you book your tickets, make sure that you check out all of…Read More »
Today, Ireland has a population of million, and is divided into 26 Dublin is the capital city, and there are two main political parties: Fine Gael, which supports the government, and Fianna Fail, which opposes There are…Read More »
Adventures In Amsterdam – The Search for Craft Beer…Read More »
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vQOlGHLSUnk Melbourne International Comedy Gala 2019 – Eleanor Tiernan ponders how Irish Americans will react when they find out what Ireland is like these days.Read More »