The Wild Geese's Blog – February 2023 Archive (4)

This Week in the History of the Irish: February 26 - March 4

HLUAIN - On February 27, 1735, Thomas Conway, a soldier in French and U.S. armies, was born in Cloghane, County Kerry. Conway was taken to France at the age of six to be educated and, in 1749, he joined the …

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This Week in the History of the Irish: February 19 - February 25

LUAIN -- On February 20, 1942, Lt. Edward "Butch" O'Hare became the first U.S. Navy ace of the war when he…

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This Week in the History of the Irish: February 12 - February 18

LUAIN -- On February 13, 1782, Dillon's regiment of the Irish Brigade of France helped capture St. Kitts from the British during the American Revolution. Earlier, Dillon's regiment…

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This Week in the History of the Irish: February 5 - February 11

DOMHNAIGH -- On February 5, 1733, Arthur Dillon, son of the 7th Viscount Dillon, and first commander of Dillon's regiment of the Irish Brigade of France, died at St.…

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Added by The Wild Geese on February 4, 2023 at 7:30pm — No Comments

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