Tag Archives: Jane Francesca Agnes

“WHENEVER YOU FIND YOURSELF ON THE SIDE OF THE MAJORITY IT IS TIME TO PAUSE AND REFLECT.”

ON THIS DATE (30TH NOVEMBER) 122 YEARS AGO : DEATH OF THE IRISH ‘GALLEY SLAVE / GOLDEN CHAINS’ AUTHOR : OSCAR WILDE. On the 16th October, 1854, a boy was born to a middle-class family who lived at Westland Row, … Continue reading

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‘WE ARE FOR EVERY TENANT TO BECOME OWNER OF HIS/HER HOLDING BY PAYING A FAIR RENT’

ON THIS DATE (29TH MAY) 297 YEARS AGO : BIRTH OF A LEINSTER HOUSE MAN! ‘Kildare House’, pictured, left (now known as ‘Leinster House’, and used as an administrative building by Free State political regimes), was built between 1745 and … Continue reading

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A NON-SLEEPING EGG CURRIE SPEAKS…

ON THIS DATE (1ST MARCH) 20 YEARS AGO : A NON-SLEEPING EGG CURRIE SPEAKS… “We didn’t sleep..” – the reply given by Tory politician Edwina Currie to a ‘Twitter’ user who stated she had slept with John Major. In the … Continue reading

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