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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