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This Day the 3rd of December in Irish History.

In the year: 1887
Winifred Carney, trade unionist and revolutionary, is born in Bangor, Co. Down

In the year: 1996
Six officers are hurt as loyalists attack police with fireworks, bottles and stones in Portadown, Co Armagh

In the year: 2002
Ulster Unionist leader, David Trimble, says there is little point in proceeding with multi-party talks in the North if the IRA refuses to address the need to give up all paramilitary activity.

In the year: 1959
Birth of Paul McGrath, footballer for St Patrick's Athletic, Manchester United, Aston Villa, Derby County and the Republic of Ireland

In the year: 1918
Richard Bagwell, Irish historian, dies

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