1846 – Henry George Grey, 3rd Earl Grey speaks in the House of Lords on the state of Ireland and accepts that “Ireland is our disgrace.”

“The evils of that unhappy country are not accidental, not temporary, but chronic and habitual. The state of Ireland is one which is notorious. We know the ordinary condition of that country to be one both of lawlessness and wretchedness. It is so described by every competent authority. There is not an intelligent foreigner coming […]

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Today in Irish History – 23rd March:

1845 – Birth of John Thomas Browne (born 23 March 1845 in Ballylanders, County Limerick – died 19 August 1941 in Houston, Texas) an Irish Catholic Mayor of Houston, Texas. 1846 – Henry George Grey, 3rd Earl Grey speaks in the House of Lords on the state of Ireland and accepts that “Ireland is our […]

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