January 29 1724 AD: Worlds Largest Spindle Erected In Navan

An eccentric landlord seeking to provide work for poor locals decides to erect the worlds largest spindle on a patch of land near Navan. It collapses within minutes causing massive destruction which is today known as Trim.

The landowner, The Rt. Honourable John Ffoulkes-O’Reilly later achieves success and renown with the erection of the world’s smallest spindle in Lancashire, England. He is arrested and hanged for wasting police time.

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