October 13

Published in On this Day listing

  • 2006 The St Andrews Agreement between the British and Irish governments and Northern Ireland’s political parties in relation to devolution of power was signed.
  • 1911 Margaret Noble (43), known as Sister Nivedita, Co. Tyrone-born writer, teacher and advocate of Irish and Indian Home Rule, died in West Bengal.
  • 1864 William Pembroke Mulchinock (44), lyricist who wrote The Rose of Tralee, died.
  • 1994 The ‘Combined Loyalist Military Command’, speaking for Loyalist paramilitary groups in Northern Ireland, declares a ceasefire in response to the IRA ceasefire of 31 August 1994.

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