#OTD in Irish History – 25 March:

In the Liturgical calendar, today is the Feast day of the Annunciation to Our Lady. 1306 – Robert the Bruce becomes King of Scots. 1635 – A shower of hailstones, with stones as large as four inches in circumference, was reported in Castletown, Co Offaly – a hen was killed and a woman was injured. […]

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#OTD in Irish History – 25 March:

In the Liturgical calendar, today is the Feast day of the Annunciation to Our Lady. 1306 – Robert the Bruce becomes King of Scots. 1635 – A shower of hailstones, with stones as large as four inches in circumference, was reported in Castletown, Co Offaly – a hen was killed and a woman was injured. […]

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#OTD in Irish History – 25 March:

In the Liturgical calendar, today is the Feast day of the Annunciation to Our Lady. 1306 – Robert the Bruce becomes King of Scots. 1635 – A shower of hailstones, with stones as large as four inches in circumference, was reported in Castletown, Co Offaly – a hen was killed and a woman was injured. […]

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Today in Irish History – 25 March:

In the Liturgical calendar, today is the feast day of the Annunciation to Our Lady. 1635 – A shower of hailstones, with stones as large as four inches in circumference, is reported in Castletown, Co Offaly; a hen is killed and a woman is injured. 1738 – Irish harpist and composer, Turlough O’Carolan, dies at […]

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Today in Irish History – 26 March:

1787 – The Tumultuous Risings Act imposes penalties for rioting and for interference with the collection of tithes. 1838 – William Edward Hartpole Lecky, historian and philosopher, is born in Blackrock, Co. Dublin. 1854 – Harry Furniss, caricaturist, is born in Wexford. 1856 – William Massey, New Zealand statesman and Prime Minister from 1912 to […]

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Today in Irish History – 25 March:

In the liturgical calendar, today is the feast day of the Annunciation to Our Lady. 1635 – A shower of hailstones, with stones as large as four inches in circumference, is reported in Castletown, Co Offaly; a hen is killed and a woman is injured. 1738 – Irish harpist and composer, Turlough O’Carolan, dies at […]

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