#OTD in Irish History – 18 March:

In the old Celtic calendar, today is Sheelah’s Day. 1736 – The Irish House of Commons condemns the tithe of agistment (or tithe of cattle and other produce of grass lands). 1768 – Death of Laurence Sterne. He was an Anglo-Irish novelist and an Anglican clergyman. Born in Clonmel, Co Tipperary, he is best known […]

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