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ON THIS DATE (5TH DECEMBER) 97 YEARS AGO : TRUCE AND TREATY AND THE PARTING OF THE WAYS. On Monday, 5th of December in 1921 – 97 years ago on this date – in Downing Street in London, the then … Continue reading

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ON THIS DATE (30TH NOVEMBER) 133 YEARS AGO : ‘INVINCIBLE’ COURT CASE BEGINS AT THE OLD BAILEY, LONDON. Pat O’Donnell (pictured, left) was a member of the ‘The Invincibles’ (‘Irish National Invincibles’), a 19th-century organisation which opposed, in arms, British … Continue reading

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