DISCLAIMER: if you don’t like coffee or people who take pictures of their food then you’re probably going to want to click off this. 983 more words
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#OTD in 1989 – After serving 15 years in prison, the “Guildford Four”: Gerard ‘Gerry’ Conlon, Patrick ‘Paddy’ Armstrong, Carole Richardson and Paul Hill are released in what is considered to be one of the biggest-ever miscarriages of justice in Britain.
On 19 October 1989, Gerry Conlon stormed out of the Old Bailey in London, with his sisters Bridie and Ann, and delivered an extraordinary, impromptu speech that has become iconic in recent Irish history: 348 more words
Recently I was kindly invited to Cregagh Cricket Club to help investigate a lesser-known aspect of the club’s long and distinguished history.
The club grounds at Gibson Park were first opened in 1904 when Linfield Swifts visited to play in a glamour friendly, though it wasn’t until 1906 when cricket was eventually played here and even later, in 1908, before a team with the name ‘Cregagh’ were featuring. 931 more words