Hatley Castle in Hatley Park National Historic Site is located in Colwood, British Columbia in Greater Victoria. It is the site of Royal Roads University (formerly the Royal Roads Military College). The historic site is home to trails through mature stands of first and second-growth forest, including large Douglas fir and western red cedar. (Description modified for clarity by Brian Coldwells from original notes found on the Flickr.com website.)
31 August - Four days after a combined force of French regulars and United Irishmen defeated the British at the Battle of Castlebar, County Mayo, the Republic of Connaught was founded with John Moore becoming the first Irish President.