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July

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1953 Happy birthday Frank McGuinness. Prof. McGuinness is Professor of Creative Writing at University College Dublin. He is a playwright and poet. He is also famous for his translations of classic works of famous writers eg. Racine, Sophocles, Ibsen and Strindberg.

Click here to read about more great Irish writers

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1975 Death of 40-year-old Tom Dunphy of the Royal Showband in a car crash near Carrick-on-Shannon.

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Interested in discovering more about your Irish roots? This free online genealogy course with Strathclyde University shows you how to trace your family tree and also covers the use of DNA testing in genealogical research.

1982 Happy birthday to Andy Reid.

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2001 Michael Flatley announces his retirement in Dallas at the last show of his Feet of Flames World Tour.

Interested in discovering more about your Irish roots? This free online genealogy course with Strathclyde University shows you how to trace your family tree and also covers the use of DNA testing in genealogical research.

Click here to read about how it all began for Flatley, with the birth of Riverdance

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More on Irish history

Did you know?

Irish nationalist Michael Collins has been called the “greatest Irishman that ever lived” after masterminding military operations in the Irish War of Independence and helping negotiate the treaty with the British that brought the Irish Free State into being. Find out more.

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