Jan 1919 - IRA volunteers under Dan Breen killed two members of the Royal Irish Constabulary (RIC) when the police refused to surrender a consignment of gelignite they were guarding near Soloheadbeg, County Tipperary.
Daniel O'Connell was born today August 6, 1775 at Today in Irish History
This commemorative stamp of Liam Whelan was issued by the Irish Post Office on the fiftieth anniversary of the Munich disaster. The clock face shows the time of the accident when the BEA plane slid off the freezing runway on its third take off attempt.
This is the story of Tom Clarke and his wife Kathleen. He was 59 years old when he took his place at one of the windows of the GPO waiting for the British soldiers to attack as the Easter Rising started in 1916. The Easter Rising Dublin Ireland Tom Clarke Executed #easterrising #irishhistory