#OTD in 1974 – Guildford Pub Bombing by the IRA leaves five people killed and a further 65 injured.

The Provisional Irish Republican Army detonated two 6-pound gelignite bombs at two pubs in Guildford, England. The pubs were targeted because they were popular with British Army personnel. Four soldiers and one civilian were killed, whilst a further sixty-five were wounded. The bomb in the Horse and Groom detonated at 8:30 pm. It killed Paul […]

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#OTD in Irish History | 5 October:

1731 – Parliament meets at the new parliament house in College Green for the first time. 1816 – Birth of Ursula Frayne, (born Clara Frayne), in Dublin. She was an Irish nun who became a Mother Superior of the Sisters of Mercy and spent her life in missionary work, initially in Canada but largely in […]

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#OTD in 1974 – Guildford Pub Bombing by the IRA leaves five people killed and a further 65 injured.

The Provisional Irish Republican Army detonated two 6-pound gelignite bombs at two pubs in Guildford, England. The pubs were targeted because they were popular with British Army personnel. Four soldiers and one civilian were killed, whilst a further sixty-five were wounded. The bomb in the Horse and Groom detonated at 8:30 pm. It killed Paul […]

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#OTD in Irish History | 5 October:

1731 – Parliament meets at the new parliament house in College Green for the first time. 1816 – Birth of Ursula Frayne, (born Clara Frayne), in Dublin. She was an Irish nun who became a Mother Superior of the Sisters of Mercy and spent her life in missionary work, initially in Canada but largely in […]

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#OTD in 1974 – Guildford Pub Bombing by the IRA leaves five people killed and a further 65 injured.

The Provisional Irish Republican Army detonated two 6-pound gelignite bombs at two pubs in Guildford, England. The pubs were targeted because they were popular with British Army personnel. Four soldiers and one civilian were killed, whilst a further sixty-five were wounded. The bomb in the Horse and Groom detonated at 8:30 pm. It killed Paul […]

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#OTD in Irish History – 5 October:

1731 – Parliament meets at the new parliament house in College Green for the first time. 1816 – Birth of Ursula Frayne, (born Clara Frayne), in Dublin. She was an Irish nun who became a Mother Superior of the Sisters of Mercy and spent her life in missionary work, initially in Canada but largely in […]

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#OTD in 1974 – Guildford Pub Bombing by the IRA leaves five people killed and a further 65 injured.

The Provisional Irish Republican Army detonated two 6-pound gelignite bombs at two pubs in Guildford, England. The pubs were targeted because they were popular with British Army personnel. Four soldiers and one civilian were killed, whilst a further sixty-five were wounded. The bomb in the Horse and Groom detonated at 8:30 pm. It killed Paul […]

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#OTD in 1974 – Guildford Pub Bombing by the IRA leaves five dead and a further 65 injured.

The Provisional Irish Republican Army detonated two 6-pound gelignite bombs at two pubs in Guildford, England. The pubs were targeted because they were popular with British Army personnel. Four soldiers and one civilian were killed, whilst a further sixty-five were wounded. The bomb in the Horse and Groom detonated at 8:30 pm. It killed Paul […]

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