Tuesday, 31 December 2013 16:11

St. Oliver Plunkett - Famous Meath Cleric

St. Oliver Plunkett - A Martyr For Ireland & His Faith Oliver Plunkett, an Irish martyr was executed because of his religious duties to his flock and from his arrest to his execution, his spurious trials made international headlines. His persecutors were intent that there could be only one final decision no matter what defence was offered and the guilty verdict was always a foregone conclusion. Oliver Plunkett, a native of Oldcastle, Co. Meath, was born on 1st November 1629…
Tuesday, 31 December 2013 15:23

Theobald Wolfe Tone - Famous Dublin Patriot

Theobald Wolfe Tone - Co-Founder Of Society Of United Irishmen In Belfast In 1791 Wolfe Tone’s name is commemorated in streets, clubs and associations throughout Ireland and this preservation of his memory is a legacy to the great deeds of this Famous Son of Ireland. Dublin born Tone was an adventurous and very popular young man, who became a prominent barrister. At every opportunity he sought unity between Catholics, Protestants and people of all creeds in Ireland. He co -…