Today in Irish History – 20 January:

1621 – Patents are granted for plantations in parts of Leitrim, King’s County, Queen’s County and Westmeath. 1841 – James Armour, Presbyterian minister and political activist is born in Ballymoney, Co Antrim. 1902 – Kevin Barry, medical student and nationalist revolutionary, is born in Dublin. 1902 – In the House of Commons, John Redmond criticizes […]

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