Today in Irish History – 6 March:

1791 – John MacHale, Archbishop of Tuam; nationalist campaigner and writer, is born in Tirawley, Co Mayo. 1831 – Philip Sheridan, general on Federal side in American Civil War and Commander-in-Chief of the US army, is born in Killinkere, Co Cavan. 1836 – An estimated 200 men die at the Battle of the Alamo including […]

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