A proclamation passed on July 3, 1605 forced all Catholics to attend services at the established church and all Catholic priests were forced to leave Ireland.
Sinn Fein party was banned by British on July 3, 1918.
July 2, 1690 King James ll left Ireland for England.
On July 1, 1681 St. Oliver Plunkett was hung, drawn and quartered in England.
Bull Island is a short distance from Dublin city. It is noted for butterflies, wild flowers, red fox, grey seals and many species of birds. It has beautiful beaches and 2 golf courses.
In Ireland children celebrating birthdays are traditionally raised into the air upside down and their heads are bumped gently against the floor, one bump for every year of age and an extra bump to grow on.