#OTD in 1918 – Chairman of the Irish Parliamentary Party, John Redmond dies of heart failure, in Co Wexford.

‘As a Nationalist, I do not regard as entirely palatable the idea that forever and a day Ireland’s voice should be excluded from the councils of an empire which the genius and valour of her sons have done so much to build up and of which she is to remain.’ –John Redmond Born in Kilrane, […]

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#OTD in 1789 – Gambler and member of the Irish House of Commons, Thomas ‘Buck’ Whaley, arrives in Jerusalem.

Buck Whaley lacking much in cash And being used to cut a dash He wagered full ten thousand pound He’d visit soon the Holy Ground — Verse from a Dublin ballad of the 1780s Born in Dublin in 1766, Whaley’s father died in 1769, leaving an estate that included a town-house on St Stephen’s Green, land […]

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#OTD in 1918 – Chairman of the Irish Parliamentary Party, John Redmond dies of heart failure, in Co Wexford.

‘As a Nationalist, I do not regard as entirely palatable the idea that forever and a day Ireland’s voice should be excluded from the councils of an empire which the genius and valour of her sons have done so much to build up and of which she is to remain.’ –John Redmond Born in Kilrane, […]

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#OTD in 1789 – Gambler and member of the Irish House of Commons, Thomas ‘Buck’ Whaley, arrives in Jerusalem.

Buck Whaley lacking much in cash And being used to cut a dash He wagered full ten thousand pound He’d visit soon the Holy Ground — Verse from a Dublin ballad of the 1780s Born in Dublin in 1766, Whaley’s father died in 1769, leaving an estate that included a town-house on St Stephen’s Green, land […]

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#OTD in 1918 – Chairman of the Irish Parliamentary Party, John Redmond dies of heart failure, in Co Wexford.

‘As a Nationalist, I do not regard as entirely palatable the idea that forever and a day Ireland’s voice should be excluded from the councils of an empire which the genius and valour of her sons have done so much to build up and of which she is to remain.’ –John Redmond Born in Kilrane, […]

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#OTD in 1789 – Gambler and member of the Irish House of Commons, Thomas ‘Buck’ Whaley, arrives in Jerusalem.

Buck Whaley lacking much in cash And being used to cut a dash He wagered full ten thousand pound He’d visit soon the Holy Ground — Verse from a Dublin ballad of the 1780s Born in Dublin in 1766, Whaley’s father died in 1769, leaving an estate that included a town-house on St Stephen’s Green, land […]

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#OTD in 1918 – Chairman of the Irish Parliamentary Party, John Redmond dies of heart failure, in Co Wexford.

‘As a Nationalist, I do not regard as entirely palatable the idea that forever and a day Ireland’s voice should be excluded from the councils of an empire which the genius and valour of her sons have done so much to build up and of which she is to remain.’ –John Redmond Born in Kilrane, […]

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#OTD in 1789 – Gambler and member of the Irish House of Commons, Thomas ‘Buck’ Whaley, arrives in Jerusalem.

Buck Whaley lacking much in cash And being used to cut a dash He wagered full ten thousand pound He’d visit soon the Holy Ground — Verse from a Dublin ballad of the 1780s Born in Dublin in 1766, Whaley’s father died in 1769, leaving an estate that included a town-house on St Stephen’s Green, land […]

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#OTD in 1918 – Death of John Redmond, Chairman of the Irish Parliamentary Party.

‘As a Nationalist, I do not regard as entirely palatable the idea that forever and a day Ireland’s voice should be excluded from the councils of an empire which the genius and valour of her sons have done so much to build up and of which she is to remain.’ –John Redmond Born in Kilrane, […]

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1918 – Death of John Redmond, Chairman of the Irish Parliamentary Party.

“As a Nationalist, I do not regard as entirely palatable the idea that forever and a day Ireland’s voice should be excluded from the councils of an empire which the genius and valour of her sons have done so much to build up and of which she is to remain.” –John Redmond Born in Kilrane, […]

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