Today in Irish History – 7 January:

1878 – General John O’Neill, Fenian leader, dies. 1899 – Elizabeth Bowen, novelist and short story writer, is born. 1921 – A British Army patrol was ambushed by a combined Waterford force at Pickardstown following a feint attack on the Tramore RIC Barracks. Present were W. Waterford O/C Pax Whelan, E. Waterford O/C Paddy Paul […]

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