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There have been some pretty important days in the history of our great little nation. The day the English came, the day the Great Famine started and the day Bertie Ahern became Taoiseach are all memorable, but there have also been plenty of happy day

31st October, 2009

There have been some pretty important days in the history of our great little nation. The day the English came, the day the Great Famine started and the day Bertie Ahern became Taoiseach are all memorable, but there have also been plenty of happy days worth remembering. November 1, 1884 is one such day.

Today,125 years ago, a group of men met in the billiards room of Lizzie Hayes’s hotel in Thurles, Co Tipperary, to discuss the...

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