Today in Irish History – 20 October:

1674 – Birth of James Logan, Colonial statesman and scholar in Lurgan, Co Armagh. 1775 – Two hundred passengers are lost in the shipwrecks of the brigs Trevor Totty and Nonpareil. Among the casualties are The Honourable Major Francis Caulfield, MP for Charlemont, his wife and daughters; also lost is Mr French, Member for the […]

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