#OTD in Irish History – 24 April:

1718 – Birth of portrait painter, Nathaniel Hone, in Dublin. 1764 – Birth of Thomas Emmet, nationalist and brother of Robert Emmet, in Dublin. 1857 – William Thompson, journalist, is born in Derry. 1885 – Birth of athlete, Con Walsh, in Carriganimma, He represented Canada at the 1908 Summer Olympics. He won a bronze medal […]

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#OTD in Irish History – 24 April:

Flag Day 1718 – Birth of portrait painter, Nathaniel Hone, in Dublin. 1764 – Birth of Thomas Emmet, nationalist and brother of Robert Emmet, in Dublin. 1857 – William Thompson, journalist, is born in Derry. 1885 – Birth of athlete, Con Walsh, in Carriganimma, He represented Canada at the 1908 Summer Olympics. He won a […]

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Today in Irish History – 24 April:

1596 – Pacificatie of Ireland drawn. 1718 – Nathaniel Hone, portrait painter, is born in Dublin. 1764 – Thomas Emmet, nationalist and brother of Robert Emmet, is born in Dublin. 1857 – William Thompson, journalist, is born in Derry. 1903 – Death of impressionist landscape and portrait painter, Walter Frederick Osborne. Born in Rathmines, Dublin, […]

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Today in Irish History – 24 April:

1596 – Pacificatie of Ireland drawn. 1718 – Nathaniel Hone, portrait painter, is born in Dublin. 1764 – Thomas Emmet, nationalist and brother of Robert Emmet, is born in Dublin. 1857 – William Thompson, journalist, is born in Derry. 1906 – Son of an Irish father, William Joyce aka ‘Lord Haw-Haw’; fascist and broadcaster of […]

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