All Blog Posts Tagged 'Robert Emmet' (4)

Remembering Anne Devlin

Every year, on the Sunday closest to her anniversary, I organise a commemoration of Ireland's greatest women - Anne Devlin. I have been dong this for the last nine years now, and each year the format is the same: Midday mass in St. Catherine's Church on Meath Street in Dublin's…

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Added by Micheal O Doibhilin on September 24, 2014 at 10:00pm — 6 Comments

'Bold' Robert Emmet

by Mike McCormack, AOH National Historian

Two Hundred and ten years ago on August 25, 1803, a tragic event befell Irish history. It all began when the United Irishmen, a group of Catholics and Protestants united to work for Ireland's independence, rose for that freedom in 1798. The English put down the rising…

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Added by Mike McCormack on September 20, 2013 at 2:30pm — 3 Comments

This Week in the History of the Irish: August 25 - August 30

National Gallery of Ireland

Irish martyr Robert Emmet, from a miniature by John Comerford.

DEARDAOIN -- On August 25, 1803, the British captured one of the most famous…

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Added by The Wild Geese on August 24, 2013 at 11:00pm — No Comments

This Week in the History of the Irish: July 7 - July 13

Linen Hall Library

Mary McCracken's ill-fated United Irishman brother, Henry Joy.

MÁIRT -- On July 8,…

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Added by The Wild Geese on July 7, 2013 at 1:00am — No Comments

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