#OTD in 1771 – Birth in Dublin of Thomas Reynolds, United Irishman whose information enabled authorities to arrest Leinster Committee in 1798.

Thomas Reynolds was a United Irishman whose information enabled authorities to arrest Leinster Committee in 1798. It was as a direct result of a crucial meeting at Frescati on 24 February 1798, that Lord Edward Fitzgerald’s revolutionary plans were betrayed by Thomas Reynolds. By March 1798, the United Irishmen had been infiltrated by spies. At […]

Read More
Advertisements

#OTD in 1771 – Birth in Dublin of Thomas Reynolds, United Irishman whose information enabled authorities to arrest the Leinster Committee in 1798.

Thomas Reynolds was a United Irishman whose information enabled authorities to arrest Leinster Committee in 1798. It was as a direct result of a crucial meeting at Frescati on 24 February 1798, that Lord Edward Fitzgerald’s revolutionary plans were betrayed by Thomas Reynolds. By March 1798, the United Irishmen had been infiltrated by spies. At […]

Read More

Ní neart go cur le chéile. There is no strength without unity.

In Béarla the saying is that “A chain is only as strong as its weakest link”. Since at least the time of Strongbow (and probably longer) disunity has left Ireland open to her enemies. This seanfhocal expresses the still unfulfilled dream of Irish unity, be it political or cultural. #AnGaelige #Seanfhocal

Read More

1771 – Birth in Dublin of Thomas Reynolds, United Irishman whose information enables authorities to arrest Leinster Committee in 1798 1825 – The Catholic Association is dissolved in accordance with the Unlawful Societies Act.

Thomas Reynolds was a United Irishman whose information enables authorities to arrest Leinster Committee in 1798. It was as a direct result of a crucial meeting at Frescati on 24 February 1798, that Fitzgerald’s revolutionary plans were betrayed by Thomas Reynolds. By March 1798, the United Irishmen had been infiltrated by spies. At this time, […]

Read More