On Jul 6, 8:54am, Michael Hokana wrote:
> Subject: Re: A Great Day for the Irish!!!!!!!!!!!
> On Thu, 6 Jul 1995, CONRAD BLADEY wrote:
> (Had James won at the Boyne)
> > There would be no Gaelic and you
> > would be speaking French. I include the background of James II for
> Oh, I don't know about that; Lafayette and his french troops came in
> mighty handy at the Battle of Yorktown, securing USA independence. Not
> of french spoken around here.
and Irish, at least one of the the French Regiments was an Irish
regiment originally formed to replace troops being sent to Ireland in support
of James II.