#OTD in Irish History – 7 January:

1878 – Death of John O’Neill. Born in Co Monaghan, he was an officer in the American Civil War and member of the Fenian Brotherhood. O’Neill is best known for his activities leading the Fenian raids on Canada in 1866 and 1871. He had won the only success the Fenians ever achieved in their numerous […]

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#OTD in Irish History – 28 October:

1659 – Birth of Nicholas Brady, Anglican divine and poet, born in Bandon, Co Cork. He received his education at Westminster School and at Christ Church, Oxford; he graduated from Trinity College, Dublin. 1758 – Edward Moore, 5th Earl of Drogheda and former MP for Dunleer, drowns with his son Edward, chaplain to the House […]

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#OTD in Irish History – 7 January:

1878 – Death of John O’Neill. Born in Co Monaghan, he was an officer in the American Civil War and member of the Fenian Brotherhood. O’Neill is best known for his activities leading the Fenian raids on Canada in 1866 and 1871. He had won the only success the Fenians ever achieved in their numerous […]

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#OTD in Irish History – 28 October:

1659 – Birth of Nicholas Brady, Anglican divine and poet, born in Bandon, Co Cork. He received his education at Westminster School and at Christ Church, Oxford; he graduated from Trinity College, Dublin. 1758 – Edward Moore, 5th Earl of Drogheda and former MP for Dunleer, drowns with his son Edward, chaplain to the House […]

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Today in Irish History – 7 January:

1878 – Death of John O’Neill. Born in Co Monaghan, he was an officer in the American Civil War and member of the Fenian Brotherhood. O’Neill is best known for his activities leading the Fenian raids on Canada in 1866 and 1871. He had won the only success the Fenians ever achieved in their numerous […]

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Today in Irish History – 28 October:

1659 – Birth of Nicholas Brady, Anglican divine and poet, born in Bandon, Co Cork. He received his education at Westminster School and at Christ Church, Oxford; he graduated from Trinity College, Dublin. 1758 – Edward Moore, 5th Earl of Drogheda and former MP for Dunleer, drowns with his son Edward, chaplain to the House […]

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Today in Irish History – 18 July:

Nelson Mandela International Day 1561 – Battle of Red Sagums – Shane O’Neill defeats the English, destroying much of Sussex’s withdrawing army. 1579 – James Fitzmaurice lands forces in Dingle with the intention of encouraging an uprising against England. 1689 – The Mountjoy ship breaks the blockading boom and ends the Siege of Derry after […]

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Today in Irish History – 28 October:

1659 – Birth of Nicholas Brady, Anglican divine and poet, born in Bandon, Co Cork. He received his education at Westminster School and at Christ Church, Oxford; he graduated from Trinity College, Dublin. 1758 – Edward Moore, 5th Earl of Drogheda and former MP for Dunleer, drowns with his son Edward, chaplain to the House […]

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Today in Irish History – 18 July:

1561 – Battle of Red Sagums – Shane O’Neill defeats the English, destroying much of Sussex’s withdrawing army. 1579 – James Fitzmaurice lands forces in Dingle with the intention of encouraging an uprising against England. 1689 – The Mountjoy ship breaks the blockading boom and ends the Siege of Derry after 238 days. 1794 – […]

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Today in Irish History – 18 July:

1561 – Battle of Red Sagums – Shane O’Neill defeats the English, destroying much of Sussex’s withdrawing army. 1579 – James Fitzmaurice lands forces in Dingle with the intention of encouraging an uprising against England. 1689 – The Mountjoy ship breaks the blockading boom and ends the Siege of Derry after 238 days. 1794 – […]

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