Union General Michael Corcoran Born in Co. Sligo. George Clooney Appears in Facts of Life.

Welcome to Today in Irish History.

This is a website that provides you with interesting insight and information on what happened on this day in Irish history and people of Irish heritage. To be completely honest, I started this site to sell my book For the Love of Being Irish which is an A-Z of all things Irish. This is a book that contains History, Horror, Humor, Passion, Pathos and Lyrical Limericks that will have you giving thanks (or wishing you were) For the Love of Being Irish

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Author Conor Cunneen is a proud Chicago-based Corkman!

Today in Irish History

1827: Civil war Union General Michael Corcoran was born in Ballymote, Co. Sligo

Sligo born Michael Corcoran

1949: Ireland’s soccer team beat England 2-0 at Goodison Park. This is first time an English soccer team was beaten at home.

1985: George Clooney makes his first appearance in the TV Series The Facts of Life. Clooney’s paternal ancestors emigrated from Co. Kilkenny.

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This blog is written by Irish author, business keynote speaker and award winning humoristIrishmanSpeaks – Conor Cunneen. Visit Conor’s YouTube channel IrishmanSpeaksto Laugh and Learn.

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