#OTD in Irish History – 26 August:

1725 – Five Dublin children receive the first recorded smallpox inoculations in Ireland. 1798 – General Humbert leaves Ballina bound for Castlebar. He takes an indirect route through the mountains. 1811 – Death of Thomas Fitzsimons. He was an American merchant and statesman of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He represented Pennsylvania in the Continental Congress, the Constitutional […]

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#OTD in Irish History – 24 September:

1661 – Faithful Tadpole is admitted as a clerical vicar choral of Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin. 1786 – Birth of Irish passenger-car entrepreneur, Charles Bianconi, in Costa Masnaga, Italy. 1798 – United Irishman, Bartholomew Teeling, is hanged in Dublin. 1801 – James Moore O’Donell, former MP for Ratoath, is killed in a duel with Major […]

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#OTD in Irish History – 26 August:

1725 – Five Dublin children receive the first recorded smallpox inoculations in Ireland. 1798 – General Humbert leaves Ballina bound for Castlebar. He takes an indirect route through the mountains. 1811 – Death of Thomas Fitzsimons. He was an American merchant and statesman of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He represented Pennsylvania in the Continental Congress, the Constitutional […]

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Today in Irish History – 26 August:

1725 – Five Dublin children receive the first recorded smallpox inoculations in Ireland. 1798 – General Humbert leaves Ballina bound for Castlebar. He takes an indirect route through the mountains. 1811 – Death of Thomas Fitzsimons. He was an American merchant and statesman of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He represented Pennsylvania in the Continental Congress, the Constitutional […]

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Today in Irish History – 26 August:

1725 – Five Dublin children receive the first recorded smallpox innoculations in Ireland. 1798 – General Humbert leaves Ballina bound for Castlebar. He takes an indirect route through the mountains. 1811 – Death of Thomas Fitzsimons. He was an American merchant and statesman of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He represented Pennsylvania in the Continental Congress, the Constitutional […]

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