Monthly Archives: March 2019

ON THIS DATE (27TH MARCH) 369 YEARS AGO : KILKENNY FALLS TO A BRITISH CRIMINAL. “I came to Kilkenny in 1650 to suppress the Papist extremists. The city was well fortified, however we breached the walls at St.Francis’ Abbey, caused … Continue reading

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ON THIS DATE (20TH MARCH) 76 YEARS AGO : 21 IRA PRISONERS ESCAPE FROM DERRY JAIL. Early on Saturday morning, 20th March 1943 – 76 years ago on this date – as the Logue family of Harding Street, Derry, were … Continue reading

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ON THIS DATE (6TH MARCH) 101 YEARS AGO : DEATH OF WESTMINSTER’S PET POLITICIAN IN IRELAND. “I have publicly promised, not only for myself, but in the name of my country, that when the rights of Ireland were admitted by … Continue reading

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