#OTD in Irish History – 25 December:

Christmas Day is one of the four Irish Quarter days. 1185 – Around Christmas, a crown that Henry had sought from the papacy for John’s use as king of Ireland is delivered, but will never be used. 1351 – William Ó Ceallaigh, chief of Uí Mhaine, holds a great Christmas feast for the bards of […]

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#OTD in Irish History – 25 December:

Christmas Day is one of the four Irish Quarter days. 1185 – Around Christmas, a crown that Henry had sought from the papacy for John’s use as king of Ireland is delivered, but will never be used. 1351 – William Ó Ceallaigh, chief of Uí Mhaine, holds a great Christmas feast for the bards of […]

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Today in Irish History – 25 December:

Christmas Day is one of the four Irish Quarter days. 1185 – Around Christmas, a crown that Henry had sought from the papacy for John’s use as king of Ireland is delivered, but will never be used. 1351 – William Ó Ceallaigh, chief of Uí Mhaine, holds a great Christmas feast for the bards of […]

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