#OTD in Irish History | 5 January:

1826 – Separate Irish currency is abolished and replaced by sterling. 1871 – Thirty Fenian prisoners are released by the British in a general amnesty. The British government released the Fenians on condition that they exile themselves to the country of their choice and not return until their sentences had expired. Five cellmates chose to […]

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#OTD in Irish History – 5 January:

1826 – Separate Irish currency is abolished and replaced by sterling. 1871 – Thirty Fenian prisoners are released by the British in a general amnesty. The British government released the Fenians on condition that they exile themselves to the country of their choice and not return until their sentences had expired. Five cellmates chose to […]

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#OTD in Irish History – 5 January:

1826 – Separate Irish currency is abolished and replaced by sterling. 1871 – Thirty Fenian prisoners are released by the British in a general amnesty. The British government released the Fenians on condition that they exile themselves to the country of their choice and not return until their sentences had expired. Five cellmates chose to […]

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#OTD in Irish History – 5 January:

1826 – Separate Irish currency is abolished and replaced by sterling. 1871 – Thirty Fenian prisoners are released by the British in a general amnesty. The British government released the Fenians on condition that they exile themselves to the country of their choice and not return until their sentences had expired. Five cellmates chose to […]

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Today in Irish History – 5 January:

1826 – Separate Irish currency is abolished and replaced by sterling. 1871 – Thirty Fenian prisoners are released by the British in a general amnesty. The British government released the Fenians on condition that they exile themselves to the country of their choice and not return until their sentences had expired. Five cellmates chose to […]

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Today in Irish History – 5 January:

1826 – Separate Irish currency is abolished and replaced by sterling. 1871 – Thirty-three Fenian prisoners, including Devoy, Rossa, O’Leary and Luby, are released by the British in a general amnesty. 1881 – The trial of the Land Leaguers begins. 1885 – Hugh O’Brien is sworn in as Boston’s first Irish mayor. 1900 – Irish […]

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