Welcome to Today in Irish History.
This is a website published by IrishmanSpeaks that provides you with interesting insight and information on what happened on this day in Irish history and people of Irish heritage. If you spot any inaccuracies please let us know.
Today in Irish History
1902: Legendary TV host Ed Sullivan was born in New York. His grandfather was an Irish emigrant. Sullivan was irascible, cranky and often vindictive, but he was a consummate TV performer.
See Elvis Presley on Ed Sullivan Show
1963: JFK dedicates the Whiskeytown Dam in California. Kennedy’s speech in opening and tone is very similar to many of the humdrum speeches he had to make at events like this, although it must be said his effort to say something interesting about Whiskeytown is a bit forced.
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For the Love of Being Irish written by Chicago based Corkman Conor Cunneen and illustrated by Mark Anderson 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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