#OTD in Irish History – 11 February:

In the Liturgical calendar today is the Feast Day of St Gobnait, also known as Gobnat or Mo Gobnat, a medieval, female saint whose church was Móin Mór, later Bairnech, in the village of Ballyvourney (Baile Bhuirne), Co Cork. She was associated with the Múscraige and her church and nunnery lay on the borders between […]

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#OTD in Irish History – 11 February:

In the Liturgical calendar today is the Feast Day of St Gobnait, also known as Gobnat or Mo Gobnat, a medieval, female saint whose church was Móin Mór, later Bairnech, in the village of Ballyvourney (Baile Bhuirne), Co Cork. She was associated with the Múscraige and her church and nunnery lay on the borders between […]

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#OTD in Irish History – 11 February:

In the Liturgical calendar today is the Feast Day of St Gobnait, also known as Gobnat or Mo Gobnat, a medieval, female saint whose church was Móin Mór, later Bairnech, in the village of Ballyvourney (Baile Bhuirne), Co Cork. She was associated with the Múscraige and her church and nunnery lay on the borders between […]

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Today in Irish History – 11 February:

1177 – John de Courcy’s army defeats the native Dunleavey Clan in Ulster. The English establish themselves in Ulster. 1774 – Death of Jacob Poolem antiquary, in Growtown, Co Wexford. 1858 – The Miracle of Lourdes takes place when St Bernadette – Bernadette Soubirous – has her first vision of the Virgin Mary. 1896 – […]

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Today in Irish History – 11 February:

1177 – John de Courcy’s army defeats the native Dunleavey Clan in Ulster. The English establish themselves in Ulster. 1774 – Death of Jacob Poolem antiquary, in Growtown, Co Wexford. 1858 – The Miracle of Lourdes takes place when St Bernadette – Bernadette Soubirous – has her first vision of the Virgin Mary. 1896 – […]

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