#OTD in Irish History – 24 November:

600 – Death of Saint Colman of Cloyne (also known as Saint Colman Mac Leinin). He was founder and patron of the See of Cloyne in Co Cork. Colman of Cloyne was born in Munster. His birthday is said to have been 15 October and the year is believed to have been 522. He was […]

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Today in Irish History – 11 March:

1605 – A proclamation declares all persons in the realm to be free, natural and immediate subjects of the king and not subjects of any lord or chief. 1812 – Composer William Vincent Wallace, best known for his opera, Maritana, is born in Co Waterford. 1858 – Irish revolutionary Thomas James Clarke is born of […]

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