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Our photo today is used in connection with the Thought For The Week which is further down on this page
On This Day
On January 16th 1922 Dublin Castle under British rule was handed over to Michael Collins on behalf of the Irish Government. In terms of Irish hitory it is a very important date.
On January 16th 1979 the BBC landmark nature series “Life on Earth” presented by David Attenborough was first shown on BBC One
On January 16th 2021 Ten Nepali climbers become the first to reach the summit of K2 mountain in winter on the China-Pakistan border
Kate Moss (Model) is 49
Ian Dempsey (Irish Radio Presenter) is 62
Sean OSe (Irish Traditional Singer) is 88
Matt Dohery (Footballer with Tottenham and Ireland) is 31
Saint For Today
The Saint for today Jan 16th is Saint Marcellus who was a Pope
Significance Of Today
Today January 16th is known as Blue Monday. Many find January a difficult month for many reasons and today Monday is often known as Blue Monday. I hope and pray that today is not too difficult for you and if it is just to know you are not on your own. No matter how dark today may seem, there is always some beam of light somewhere near you. It may be narrow, it may seem insignificant but it is there.
Interesting Quote For Today
“Everybody deserves somebody who makes them look forward to tomorrow.” ~Author Unknown
Did You Know
Did you know it is physically impossible for pigs to look up into the sky.