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In the Liturgical calendar, today is the Feast Day of…Read More »
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When Richard Brandon, Executioner for the City of London refused…Read More »
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1547 – Henry VIII suppresses the Chapter of St Patrick’s…Read More »
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On this day it is the tradition in Ireland for…Read More »
#OTD in 2001 – Irish soil is sprinkled over the casket of Sister Theresa Egan as more than 2,000 mourners attend her funeral in St Lucia.
Irish soil is sprinkled over the casket of Sr Theresa…Read More »
#OTD in 1922 – Dáil Éireann votes 64 to 57 to accept the Anglo-Irish Treaty, creating the Irish Free State, setting the scene for the Irish Civil War.
Possibly the saddest day in Irish history when a vote…Read More »
1878 – Death of John O’Neill. Born in Co Monaghan,…Read More »
#OTD in 1839 – The Night Of The Big Wind or Oíche na Gaoithe Moire takes place; the most damaging storm in Irish history, some winds are estimated in excess of 130 mph.
One of the worst storms in Irish history took place…Read More »
#OTD in 1915 – Roger Casement visits Limburg after the full contingent of prisoners had reached the camp.
Casement is now doubtful as to whether the Brigade would…Read More »
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1581 – Birth of prolific scholar and church leader, James…Read More »
In the Liturgical Calendar, today is Epiphany and Little Christmas…Read More »
British authorities release over thirty Fenian prisoners including John Devoy…Read More »
Jennie Wyse Power, born Jane O’Toole, in Baltinglass, Co Wicklow…Read More »
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In Irish mythology, Donn is a god of the dead….Read More »
1826 – Separate Irish currency is abolished and replaced by…Read More »
Irish rock star, bassist, singer and founder of Thin Lizzy,…Read More »
#OTD in 1925 – Nellie Cashman known variously as the ‘Angel of the Yukon’ and ‘Angel of the mining camp’ dies in Victoria, British Columbia aged seventy-nine.
Nellie was born in the farming village of Midleton a…Read More »
James Ussher and His Chronology by Jerry Bergman, Ph.D. …Read More »
#OTD in 1921 – Martial law is extended to counties Clare, Kilkenny, Waterford and Wexford from this date.
During the Easter Rising in 1916, Lord Wimborne, a cousin…Read More »
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Born in Co Westmeath, in a career which spanned almost…Read More »
The Dublin Julian Day (DJD) is the number of days…Read More »
1601 – Red Hugh O’Donnell leaves Ireland for Spain; Hugh…Read More »
#OTD in 1821 – Lady Jane Francesca Wilde is born in Co Wexford. Author, poet and the mother of Oscar Wilde, she is also known as Sperenza.
Jane Francesca Agnes Elgee, later Lady Wilde and mother of…Read More »
After the crushing defeat at Kinsale and most of his…Read More »
New Year’s Eve or Old Year’s Night on the Gregorian…Read More »
#OTD in 1870 – Philanthropist and founder and director of homes for poor children, Thomas Barnardo, founded a boys’ orphanage at Stepney Causeway, in London.
Thomas John Barnardo was an Irish philanthropist and founder and…Read More »
Born Mary Anne Madden in Cootehill, Co Cavan, Sadlier published…Read More »
In December of the year 999, after celebrating Christmas on…Read More »
As New Year dawns may it lead you to the…Read More »
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999 – The Battle of Glenn Máma. 1691 – Robert…Read More »
#OTD in 1937 – The new Constitution of Ireland (Bunreacht na hÉireann) repealed the 1922 Constitution, and came into effect on this date.
The Irish Constitution, accepted by national vote in July became…Read More »
#OTD in 1972 – President of Sinn Féin, Ruairi Ó Bradaigh, is arrested and held under legislation in the Republic of Ireland.
Ruairí Ó Brádaigh (1932–2013), republican and political activist, was born…Read More »
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