1922 – Irish War of Independence: In Belfast, Northern Irish policemen break into the home of a Catholic family and shoot all eight males inside.

1922 – Irish War of Independence: In Belfast, Northern Irish policemen break into the home of a Catholic family and shoot all eight males inside. On the night of 23 March 1922, two policemen, Thomas Cunningham and William Chermside, members of the “A” Specials, were on patrol on May Street when the IRA ambushed them, […]

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Today in Irish History – 23rd March:

1845 – Birth of John Thomas Browne (born 23 March 1845 in Ballylanders, County Limerick – died 19 August 1941 in Houston, Texas) an Irish Catholic Mayor of Houston, Texas. 1846 – Henry George Grey, 3rd Earl Grey speaks in the House of Lords on the state of Ireland and accepts that “Ireland is our […]

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