Battle of Ridgeway
On June 2 1866 -- The Fenian Army under General John O'Neill defeated British forces at Ridgeway, Ontario
of Michael Gaughan
On June 3 1974 -- Michael Gaughan IRA volunteer died on hunger strike while seeking political status in Parkhurst Prison, England
IRA Raid on Gough Military Barracks
On June 12, 1954 -- the IRA made an audacious raid on Gough Military Barracks in Armagh. It marked the beginning of IRA activities in the British occupied Irish counties that led to what became known as the Border Campaign
Clan Na Gael Founded
On June 20,1867 - Clan Na Gael, Irish revolutionary organization and the counterpart of the Irish Republican Brotherhood, is formed by John Devoy, Daniel Cohalan and
Joseph McGarrity in the USA. The objectives of the organization are to secure an independent Ireland
Battle of Vinegar Hill
On June 21, 1798 -- the United Irishmen who were mainly volunteers armed with pikes were defeated by the standing English army at the battle of Vinegar Hill in Co. Wexford.
Four Courts Shelled
On June 28,1922 -- Irish Free State forces supported by English military personnel and armaments shelled the Four Courts building where the second Dail Eireann was meeting.
Death of Jeremiah O'Donavon Rossa
On June 29 1914 --Fenian leader,
Jeremiah O'Donavon Rossa died in New York.
Padraic Mac Piarais, the 1916 Easter leader gave his famous oration at his burial