#OTD in Irish History – 27 December:

1601 – Red Hugh O’Donnell leaves Ireland for Spain; Hugh O’Neill withdraws to Ulster. 1727 – Arthur Murphy, actor and playwright, is born in Cloonyquin, Co Roscommon. 1791 – Sixty-eight conservative members secede from the Catholic Committee, which thereby becomes more militant. 1804 – Death of pickpocket and later a policeman, George Barrington, Parramatta, New […]

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Today in Irish History – 27 December:

1601 – Red Hugh O’Donnell leaves Ireland for Spain; Hugh O’Neill withdraws to Ulster. 1727 – Arthur Murphy, actor and playwright, is born in Cloonyquin, Co Roscommon. 1791 – 68 conservative members secede from the Catholic Committee, which thereby becomes more militant. 1804 – Death of pickpocket and later a policeman, George Barrington, Parramatta, New […]

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Today in Irish History – 27 December:

1601 – Red Hugh O’Donnell leaves Ireland for Spain; Hugh O’Neill withdraws to Ulster. 1727 – Arthur Murphy, actor and playwright, is born in Cloonyquin, Co Roscommon. 1791 – 68 conservative members secede from the Catholic Committee, which thereby becomes more militant. 1804 – Death of George Barrington (born in Maynooth) was an Irish pickpocket […]

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Today in Irish History – 27 December:

1601 – Red Hugh O’Donnell leaves Ireland for Spain; Hugh O’Neill withdraws to Ulster. 1727 – Arthur Murphy, actor and playwright, is born in Cloonyquin, Co. Roscommon. 1791 – 68 conservative members secede from the Catholic Committee, which thereby becomes more militant. 1821 – Lady Jane Francesca Wilde is born in Co. Wexford. Author, poet […]

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