Archive for November 15th, 2011

November 15,

Today in Irish History: Actor Tyrone Power Dies. Anglo Irish Agreement 1985

TODAY IN IRISH HISTORY (published by For the Love of Being Irish)

1777: The Articles of Confederation, the first written constitution of the United States is adopted by the Continental Congress. A number of the Congress were Irish born including secretary of the Congress Charles Thomson who was born in Maghera, County Derry in 1729.


Charles Thompson, Irish born Secretary Continental Congress

Charles Thompson, Irish born Secretary Continental Congress


1958: Screen idol Tyrone Power, descendant of Irish born actor and comedian Tyrone Power (1795-1841) dies at age of 44 from a heart attack.

Tyrone Power and Maureen O'Hara Black Swan

Tyrone Power and Maureen O’Hara in poster for The Black Swan


1985: Anglo-Irish Irish Agreement signed which gives Dublin government an advisory role in Northern Ireland, much to the fury of the Loyalist community.


Signing of Anglo Irish Agreement


Ian Paisley Rails against Anglo Irish Agreement

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