Today in Celtic History
September 27, 1891


September 27, 1891

Last public speech of Parnell-Irish statesman at Creggs Co. Galway Ireland

What else happened today on September 27

September 27, 1662
An "act for encouraging Protestant strangers and others to inhabit and plant in the kingdom of Ireland" is passed in the Irish Parliament under Charles II
September 27, 1725
Patrick Darcy, scientist and soldier, is born in Kitulla, Co.Galway
September 27, 1831
Scotland's first passenger railway opened (between Glasgow and Garnkirk).
September 27, 1926
Tim O'Keeffe, publisher, is born in Kinsale, Co. Cork
September 27, 1938
The, 80,000-ton liner Queen Elizabeth, then the largest passenger ship ever built, launched at John Brown's shipyard, Clydebank.
September 27, 1948
Singer Barbara Dickson, born.