1823 Thomas Francis Meagher, Young Irelander and leader of the Irish Brigade in the Union army in the American Civil War, born in Waterford.  

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In his painting Departure, Pádraic Reany depicts an apocalyptic human procession trudging across a blighted and bloodied potato field, the emaciated dead lying beneath the feet of the mourners, the […]

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Across 1 George Coppinger ———, Irish architect noted for his work on churches and cathedrals (6). 5 Sixth-century British cleric and author of De Excidio et Conquestu Britanniae (6). 10 […]

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In June 1880 the Freeman’s Journal published a letter by John Devoy defending his support for the Irish National Land League. Devoy railed against nationalists who might claim that he […]

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