#OTD in Irish History – 6 December:

In the Liturgical Calendar, today is the Feast of St Nicholas. St Nicholas (Naomh Nioclás) is believed to have been buried in Newtown Jerpoint in Kilkenny some 800 years ago. 1679 – St. Oliver Plunkett, Archbishop of Armagh, is accused of instigating the ‘Irish Popish’ Plot and arrested. 1745 – Charles Edward Stuart’s army begins […]

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#OTD in Irish History – 6 December:

In the Liturgical Calendar, today is the Feast of St Nicholas. St Nicholas (Naomh Nioclás) is believed to have been buried in Newtown Jerpoint in Kilkenny some 800 years ago. 1679 – St. Oliver Plunkett, Archbishop of Armagh, is accused of instigating the ‘Irish Popish’ Plot and arrested. 1745 – Charles Edward Stuart’s army begins […]

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#OTD in Irish History – 6 December:

In the Liturgical Calendar, today is the Feast of St Nicholas. St Nicholas (Naomh Nioclás) is believed to have been buried in Newtown Jerpoint in Kilkenny some 800 years ago. 1679 – St. Oliver Plunkett, Archbishop of Armagh, is accused of instigating the ‘Irish Popish’ Plot and arrested. 1745 – Charles Edward Stuart’s army begins […]

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Today in Irish History – 6 December:

In the Liturgical Calendar, today is the Feast of St Nicholas. St Nicholas (Naomh Nioclás) is believed to have been buried in Newtown Jerpoint in Kilkenny some 800 years ago. 1679 – St. Oliver Plunkett, Archbishop of Armagh, is accused of instigating the ‘Irish Popish’ Plot and arrested. 1745 – Charles Edward Stuart’s army begins […]

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Today in Irish History – 6 December:

In the liturgical calendar, today is the feast of St. Nicholas. 1679 – St. Oliver Plunkett, Archbishop of Armagh, is accused of instigating the “Irish Popish” Plot and arrested. 1745 – Charles Edward Stuart’s army begins retreat during the second Jacobite Rising. 1820 – Spanish General Diego O’Reilly is defeated by Peruvian revolutionaries. 1908 – […]

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Today in Irish History – 6 December:

In the liturgical calendar, today is the feast of St. Nicholas. 1679 – St. Oliver Plunkett, Archbishop of Armagh, is accused of instigating the “Irish Popish” Plot and arrested. 1820 – Spanish General Diego O’Reilly is defeated by Peruvian revolutionaries. 1908 – Cornelius Cremin, diplomat, is born in Kenmare, Co. Kerry. 1920 – An IRA […]

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