This Day the 7th of October in Irish History.
In the year: 1919
A cabinet committee is appointed to consider Irish self government
In the year: 1968
Death of Margaret Mary Pearse, Irish language educator
In the year: 2000
The tenants of a Dublin inner city community refuse to leave their houses after been evicted. The tenants of 28 cottages - - almost all single mothers - block access to their homes when they go up for viewing to prospective buyers
In the year: 1878
Birth of Margaret (Gretta) Cousins, Irish women's rights activist.
In the year: 1935
Birth of Thomas Kineally, Irish-Australian author of Schindler’s List which was originally called Schindler's Ark