#OTD in Irish History – 8 June:

1561 – Shane O’Neill rebels and is proclaimed a traitor. 1739 – Earl of Clonmel and Chief Justice John Scott, aka ‘Copper-Faced Jack’, is born in Co Tipperary. 1798 – United Irish Rebellion: The Arklow garrison is reinforced in Co Wicklow. In Co Wexford, The rebel southern division moves camp from Carrickbyrne to Slievecoilte. In […]

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Today in Irish History – 8 June:

1561 – Shane O’Neill rebels and is proclaimed a traitor. 1739 – Earl of Clonmell and Chief Justice John Scott, aka ‘Copper-Faced Jack’, is born in Co Tipperary. 1798 – United Irish Rebellion: In Co Wicklow, the Arklow garrison is reinforced. In Co Wexford, The rebel southern division moves camp from Carrickbyrne to Slievecoilte. In […]

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