1479 – Garret More Fitzgerald of Kildare, the ‘Great Earl’, holds a parliament in Dublin from 10 December; it will run, with adjournments, into 1481. 1690 – Sir John Dillon, MP for Co Meath, fights a duel with the Earl of Anglesey. 1826 – Birth of businessman, William Ford in Clonakilty, Co Cork. He moved […]