#OTD in Irish History | 6 January:

In the Liturgical Calendar, today is Epiphany and Little Christmas (Nollaig Bheag) and/or Women’s Christmas (Nollaig na mBan) and/or Twelfth Day (the traditional end of the Christmas season) and for Irish Roman Catholics, a Holy Day of Obligation. 1562 – Shane O’Neill submits to Queen Elizabeth at Whitehall, but rebels again within months. 1654 – […]

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Dún Aonghasa | Co Galway

The view from the summit of the fort is most impressive and solemn: the desolate-looking fields…fall away to the golden crescent of Kilmurvey strand, and rise up the opposite hill…to the old lighthouse near Dun Oghil. Eastwards runs the long range of steep, dark headlands, and deep bays, rarely unsheeted by high-leaping spray…The limits of […]

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#OTD in Irish History | 6 January:

In the Liturgical Calendar, today is Epiphany and Little Christmas (Nollaig Bheag) and/or Women’s Christmas (Nollaig na mBan) and/or Twelfth Day (the traditional end of the Christmas season) and for Irish Roman Catholics, a Holy Day of Obligation. 1562 – Shane O’Neill submits to Queen Elizabeth at Whitehall, but rebels again within months. 1654 – […]

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Dún Aonghasa | Co Galway

The view from the summit of the fort is most impressive and solemn: the desolate-looking fields…fall away to the golden crescent of Kilmurvey strand, and rise up the opposite hill…to the old lighthouse near Dun Oghil. Eastwards runs the long range of steep, dark headlands, and deep bays, rarely unsheeted by high-leaping spray…The limits of […]

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#OTD in Irish History | 6 January:

In the Liturgical Calendar, today is Epiphany and Little Christmas (Nollaig Bheag) and/or Women’s Christmas (Nollaig na mBan) and/or Twelfth Day (the traditional end of the Christmas season) and for Irish Roman Catholics, a Holy Day of Obligation. 1562 – Shane O’Neill submits to Queen Elizabeth at Whitehall, but rebels again within months. 1654 – […]

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#OTD in Irish History – 6 January:

In the Liturgical Calendar, today is Epiphany and Little Christmas (Nollaig Bheag) and/or Women’s Christmas (Nollaig na mBan) and/or Twelfth Day (the traditional end of the Christmas season) and for Irish Roman Catholics, a Holy Day of Obligation. 1562 – Shane O’Neill submits to Queen Elizabeth at Whitehall, but rebels again within months. 1654 – […]

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#OTD in Irish History – 6 January:

In the Liturgical Calendar, today is Epiphany and Little Christmas (Nollaig Bheag) and/or Women’s Christmas (Nollaig na mBan) and/or Twelfth Day (the traditional end of the Christmas season) and for Irish Roman Catholics, a Holy Day of Obligation. 1562 – Shane O’Neill submits to Queen Elizabeth at Whitehall, but rebels again within months. 1654 – […]

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#OTD in Irish History – 6 January:

In the Liturgical Calendar, today is Epiphany and Little Christmas (Nollaig Bheag) and/or Women’s Christmas (Nollaig na mBan) and/or Twelfth Day (the traditional end of the Christmas season) and for Irish Roman Catholics, a Holy Day of Obligation. 1562 – Shane O’Neill submits to Queen Elizabeth at Whitehall, but rebels again within months. 1654 – […]

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Today in Irish History – 6 January:

In the Liturgical Calendar, today is Epiphany and Little Christmas (Nollaig Bheag) and/or Women’s Christmas (Nollaig na mBan) and/or Twelfth Day (the traditional end of the Christmas season) and for Irish Roman Catholics, a Holy Day of Obligation. 1562 – Shane O’Neill submits to Queen Elizabeth at Whitehall, but rebels again within months. 1654 – […]

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Today in Irish History – 6 January:

In the Liturgical calendar, today is Epiphany and Little Christmas (Nollaig Bheag) and/or Women’s Christmas (Nollaig na mBan) and/or Twelfth Day (the traditional end of the Christmas season) and for Irish Roman Catholics, a Holy Day of Obligation. 1562 – Shane O’Neill submits to Queen Elizabeth at Whitehall, but rebels again within months. 1654 – […]

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