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Posted by Margaret M. Johnson on April 17, 2018 at 7:30am 0 Comments

Lemon desserts seem to be more delicious on a spring day, but you’ll want to keep this one on a year-round basis to have with a cup of tea. Technically, it fits into the “quick bread” baking category, but…


My article on Irish musical instruments

Posted by ADRIAN McGRATH on April 16, 2018 at 12:00pm 0 Comments

Here is an article I wrote on my blog about traditional Irish musical instruments.  I hope you like it.

There are many instruments used today in Traditional Irish Music. Many have evolved over centuries; some are ancient, while some are much more…


This Week in the History of the Irish: April 15 - April 21

Posted by The Wild Geese on April 15, 2018 at 9:30am 0 Comments

DOMHNAIGH -- On April 15, 1848, in Dublin, Thomas Francis Meagher presented the tricolor national flag of Ireland to the public for the first time at a meeting of the Young Ireland Party. Meagher had recently gone to Paris with an…


Titanic Hero Hugh McElroy: “Sand For Breakfast Tomorrow”

Posted by Joe Gannon on April 5, 2018 at 10:00am 5 Comments

It was a little after 2 am on April 15, 1912. The deck of the R.M.S. Titanic was now tilted over 6 degrees toward the sinking bow. As 17-year-old Jack Thayer and 30 year-old Milton Long moved toward one of the last remaining lifeboats on the boat deck,…


In the Footsteps of Bridget: A Titanic Connection

Posted by Joe Gannon on July 24, 2015 at 12:00pm 3 Comments

In 2013 our annual trek to the Ireland brought us to a pleasant small cottage in the…


The Headford Ambush: Time Runs Out in Kerry

Posted by Joe Gannon on March 13, 2018 at 11:30pm 6 Comments

Now rise up DJ Allman, arise and tell me true

Who fought at Headford Station that day along with you?

Who stood out on that platform board, who fired that signal gun?

Who fought to free old Ireland with you my darling son?



Easter Week 1916: Seachtain na Cásca

Posted by Liam Murphy on April 6, 2016 at 4:00pm 1 Comment

Easter is the principal feast day of the Christian religion, and, like the Jewish feast of Passover – which immediately preceded the first Easter, it is rooted in an actual event. Like Passover, it represents a passage from darkness to light, from death to life. The…


Easter Eggs -- A County Galway Tale

Posted by Brian Nolan on April 22, 2014 at 5:30am 1 Comment

With nine million chocolate Easter eggs being eaten in Ireland over Easter, I wondered if our children have any idea what life was like for our parents and grand-parents.

My grandfather,…


Happy Easter, Happy Chocolate

Posted by Margaret M. Johnson on March 26, 2018 at 9:30am 2 Comments

Chocolate is definitely the flavor-of-the-month when Easter rolls around, so you might want to add just one more recipe — like this creamy cheesecake — to your dessert basket. You’ll find this and other springtime desserts in my cookbook,…


Michael Collins: A Young Captain in the 1916 Easter Rising

Posted by S M Sigerson on March 13, 2015 at 4:00pm 0 Comments

Michael Collins was the youngest son of a farmer, born in the west of the County of  Cork, Ireland, in 1890. The Collins were relatively prosperous, as poor farmers go: his…



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