1791 – Birth of politician and diplomat, Sir Thomas Wyse, in St John, Co Waterford.
1845 – Frederick Douglass delivers a speech in Belfast: ‘The Cambria Riot, My Slave Experience, and My Irish Mission’. 604 more words
Perhaps the greatest atrocity carried out by the PIRA in England was the joint bombing of Regents and Hyde Parks. The grotesque nature of the attacks were played out on televisions screens and newspaper front pages across the world. 1,456 more words
Imagine if three MPs had written to the British courts to seek bail and leniency for an Al Qaeda bomber who was charged and subsequently convicted of planning a bomb in Westminster? 1,026 more words
Another year is coming to an end and The New Year usually brings to mind resolutions, big plans to make change, and revived dedication to improving ourselves. 755 more words