#OTD in 1863 – Foundation of the Fenian newspaper, “Irish People”; John O’Leary is the editor.

In mid 1863, James Stephens informed his colleagues he wished to start a newspaper, with financial aid from John O’Mahony and the Fenian Brotherhood in America. The offices were established at 12 Parliament Street, almost at the gates of Dublin Castle. The first edition of the Irish People appeared on 28 November 1863. The staff […]

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#OTD in 1863 – Foundation of the Fenian newspaper, “Irish People”; John O’Leary is the editor.

In mid 1863, James Stephens informed his colleagues he wished to start a newspaper, with financial aid from John O’Mahony and the Fenian Brotherhood in America. The offices were established at 12 Parliament Street, almost at the gates of Dublin Castle. The first edition of the Irish People appeared on 28 November 1863. The staff […]

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Today in Irish History – 16 September:

1732 – Birth in Castletown, Co Clare of Thomas O’Gorman, physician, wine trader and courtier in France; made a chevalier by Louis XV. 1798 – Small French force under James Napper Tandy makes brief landing on Rutland Island, Co. Donegal. 1798 – Belfast United Irish leaders arrested. 1808 – William Trench, land agent and author, […]

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Today in Irish History – 16 September:

1732 – Birth in Castletown, Co. Clare of Thomas O’Gorman, physician, wine trader and courtier in France; made a chevalier by Louis XV. 1798 – Small French force under James Napper Tandy makes brief landing on Rutland Island, Co. Donegal. 1798 – Belfast United Irish leaders arrested. 1808 – William Trench, land agent and author, […]

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