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This Day the 28th of June in Irish History.

In the year: 2000
Over budget and deeply in debt, the departure of millennium ship, Jeanie Johnston, is further postponed

In the year: 1922
The Provisional Government of the Irish Free State bombards the Four Courts in Dublin, and the Civil War begins

In the year: 1853
The introduction of income tax in Ireland is proposed for the first time

In the year: 2002
Bronze Age burial pit is unearthed by students in Longford.

In the year: 1985
While rehearsing for their homecoming show the following day, U2 is forced to stop when they learn their volume is so loud at Croke Park, they have disturbed students taking exams at a school a half-mile away

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