#OTD in Irish History – 20 February:

1743 – James Gandon, possibly the most influential architect in Irish history is born in London. 1794 – Birth of William Carleton, near Clogher, Co Tyrone. He was one of the most graphic writers about An Gorta Mór. He is best known for his Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry. 1871 – Death of […]

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#OTD in Irish History – 20 February:

1743 – James Gandon, possibly the most influential architect in Irish history is born in London. 1794 – Birth of William Carleton, near Clogher, Co Tyrone. He was one of the most graphic writers about An Gorta Mór. He is best known for his Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry. 1871 – Death of […]

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#OTD in Irish History – 20 February:

1743 – James Gandon, possibly the most influential architect in Irish history is born in London. 1794 – Birth of William Carleton, near Clogher, Co Tyrone. He was one of the most graphic writers about An Gorta Mór. He is best known for his Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry. 1871 – Death of […]

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Today in Irish History – 20 February:

1743 – James Gandon, possibly the most influential architect in Irish history is born in London. 1794 – Birth near Clogher, Co Tyrone of William Carleton, one of the most graphic writers about the Án Gorta Mór. He is best known for his Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry. 1873 – James Haughton, Irish […]

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Today in Irish History – 20 February:

1743 – James Gandon, possibly the most influential architect in Irish history is born in London. 1794 – Birth near Clogher, Co Tyrone of William Carleton, one of the most graphic writers about the Famine. He is best known for his Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry. 1873 – James Haughton, Irish social reformer, […]

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