Today in Irish History: Mayo Tenants Defence Association. The Unsinkable Molly Brown

Today in Irish History.

Irish gift ideas. Best selling Irish booksRonnie Drew and Luke Kelly - Musical Irish Gifts to the worldJoyce Image in For the Love of Being IrishMichael Collins: Image from For the Love of Being Irish

See above images and more in For the Love of Being Irish

TODAY IN IRISH HISTORY

1862: John J Nolan Sergeant, Company K, 8th New Hampshire Infantry was awarded the Medal of Honor for an action that took place at Georgia Landing, La. He entered service at: Nashua, N.H. Born: 24 June 1844, Ireland. The Citation stated:  Although prostrated by a cannon shot, refused to give up the flag, which he was carrying as color bearer of his regiment and continued to carry it at the head of the regiment throughout the engagement

1878: Mayo Tenants Defence Association, the precursor to the Irish Land League held its first meeting in Castlebar, demanding The Land of Ireland for the people of Ireland.

1932: The unsinkable Molly Brown of Titanic fame died. She had been born to Irish emmigrants and became famous for her rescue attempts of passengers during the ill fated Titanic voyage.

 St. Patrick: For the Love of Being IrishBest Irish Books For the Love of Being IrishBest Irish Books For the Love of Being Irish

See these images and more in For the Love of Being Irish

Click Image For Best Quality Guinness and Ireland Rugby Shirts
Guinness Rugby Shirts - Brilliant!Rugby Shirt - Ireland

Rugby Shirts

1975For the Love of Being Irish : Best Irish Gifts:

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

Watch For the Love of Being Irish author Conor Cunneen – IrishmanSpeaks on his Youtube channel IrishmanSpeaks. Laugh and Learn. Here Conor was speaking to Harley-Davidson


___________________________________

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. Tags: Best Irish Gift, Creative Irish Gift, Unique Irish Gifts, Irish Books, Irish Authors, Today in Irish History

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: