Today in Irish History – 10 September:

1315 – Battle of Connor: Major victory for Edward the Bruce in his invasion of Ulster. 1602 – “Red” Hugh O’Donnell dies in Simancas, Spain; evidence suggests he was poisoned by an English spy. 1641 – Oliver Cromwell seizes Drogheda. 1763 – The Freeman’s Journal is founded in Dublin by Charles Lucas. 1831 – Jeremiah […]

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