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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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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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