#OTD in 1848 – Birth of Fanny Parnell, Land League agitator and sister of Charles Stewart Parnell.

Fanny Parnell was born in Avondale, Co Wicklow, into a wealthy Protestant background. She was the eighth child out of eleven and fourth daughter born to John Henry Parnell, a landowner and the grandson of the last Chancellor of the Irish Exchequer, and Delia Tudor Stewart Parnell, an Irish-American and the daughter of Admiral Charles […]

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#OTD in 1854 – Birth of Fanny Parnell, Land League agitator and sister of Charles Stewart Parnell.

Fanny Parnell was born in Avondale, Co Wicklow, into a wealthy Protestant background. She was the eighth child out of eleven and fourth daughter born to John Henry Parnell, a landowner and the grandson of the last Chancellor of the Irish Exchequer, and Delia Tudor Stewart Parnell, an Irish-American and the daughter of Admiral Charles […]

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Today in Irish History – 4 September:

1607 – The Flight of the Earls. 1794 – Death of John Hely-Hutchinson, Irish lawyer, statesman, and Provost of Trinity College, Dublin, born at Gortroe, Mallow, son of Francis Hely, a gentleman of County Cork, was educated at Trinity College (BA 1744), Dublin, and was called to the Irish bar in 1748. 1798 – Cornwallis […]

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