#OTD in Irish History – 19 January:

1003 – Death of Abbot, Kilian of Cologne. Kilian was a native of Ireland. In 974, he and a group of Irish missionaries, led by Minnborinus of Cologne (died 986), arrived at Cologne where they established St. Martin’s Abbey in an island on the Rhine. Minnborinus ruled as first abbot; upon his death, Kilian succeeded […]

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#OTD in Irish History – 19 January:

1003 – Death of Abbot, Kilian of Cologne. Kilian was a native of Ireland. In 974, he and a group of Irish missionaries, led by Minnborinus of Cologne (died 986), arrived at Cologne where they established St. Martin’s Abbey in an island on the Rhine. Minnborinus ruled as first abbot; upon his death, Kilian succeeded him. 1739 – […]

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Today in Irish History – 19 January:

1739 – Birth of Arthur Wolfe, 1st Viscount Kilwarden and Lord Chief Justice in Forenaghts, Co Kildare. 1787 – Birth of Mary Aikenhead in Daunt’s Square off Grand Parade, Cork She is the founder of the Irish Sisters of Charity and St. Vincent’s Hospital Dublin. 1793 – Hugh Cane, MP for Tallow, dies from a […]

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Today in Irish History – 19 January:

1739 – Birth of Arthur Wolfe, 1st Viscount Kilwarden and Lord Chief Justice in Forenaghts, Co Kildare. 1787 – Birth in Cork of Mary Aikenhead, founder of the Irish Sisters of Charity and St. Vincent’s Hospital Dublin. 1793 – Hugh Cane, MP for Tallow, dies from a fall down stairs. 1916 – James Connolly vanished […]

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Today in Irish History – 19 January:

1739 – Birth of Arthur Wolfe, 1st Viscount Kilwarden and Lord Chief Justice in Forenaghts, Co. Kildare. 1787 – Birth in Cork of Mary Aikenhead, founder of the Irish Sisters of Charity and St. Vincent’s Hospital Dublin. 1793 – Hugh Cane, MP for Tallow, dies from a fall down stairs. 1920 – IRA attacks Drombrane […]

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