#OTD – In the Liturgical calendar, it is the Feast day of Lorcán Ua Tuathail (St Laurence O’Toole).

Laurence O’Toole was born at Castledermot, Co Kildare in 1128 and died at Eu, Normandy, France, on 14 November 1180; and canonised in 1225 by Pope Honorius III. Born Lorcán Ua Tuathail, his mother was an O’Byrne and his father Murtagh or Maurice O’Tuathail, a Leinster chieftain of the Murrays – both sides were of princely stock. […]

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#OTD in Irish History – 14 November:

In the Liturgical calendar, it is the Feast day of Lorcán Ua Tuathail (St Laurence O’Toole), the first Archbishop of Dublin and the city’s patron saint. It is on this date in 1180 that he died at Eu in Normandy. 1669 – St. Oliver Plunkett becomes Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland. 1832 […]

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#OTD in Irish History – 14 November:

In the Liturgical calendar, it is the Feast day of Lorcán Ua Tuathail (St Laurence O’Toole), the first Archbishop of Dublin and the city’s patron saint. It is on this date in 1180 that he died at Eu in Normandy. 1669 – St. Oliver Plunkett becomes Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland. 1832 […]

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#OTD in Irish History – 14 November:

In the Liturgical calendar, it is the Feast day of Lorcán Ua Tuathail (St Laurence O’Toole), the first Archbishop of Dublin and the city’s patron saint. It is on this date in 1180 that he died at Eu in Normandy. 1669 – St. Oliver Plunkett becomes Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland. 1832 […]

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Today in Irish History – 14 November:

In the Liturgical calendar, it is the Feast day of Lorcán Ua Tuathail (St. Laurence O’Toole), the first Archbishop of Dublin and the city’s patron saint. It is on this date in 1180 that he died at Eu in Normandy. 1669 – St. Oliver Plunkett becomes Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland. 1832 […]

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