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This Day the 2nd of August in Irish History.

In the year: 1800
The last session of the Irish parliament ends

In the year: 1932
Actor Peter O'Toole is born in Co. Galway

In the year: 2001
Torrential rain causes flash floods in Cork, Dublin, Tipperary and other areas of the country

In the year: 2000
Co. Kerry, the country’s top tourism area, claims that business is down by about 20% because of the rail strike

In the year: 1981
Death of Kieran Doherty, TD for Monaghan-Cavan, on the 73rd day of his hunger strike

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