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This Week in the History of the Irish: September 17 - September 23

Posted by The Wild Geese on September 16, 2017 at 11:30am 1 Comment

DOMHNAIGH -- On Sept. 17, 1860, units of the Irish Battalion of St. Patrick of the Papal army fought a Piedmontese army allied with Garibaldi at…

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How the Irish Arrived in Puerto Rico

Posted by Pedro R Centeno on September 13, 2017 at 7:30pm 0 Comments

Almost all Americans have experienced the Irish contribution to the United States, but the Irish have been instrumental to the history of many countries. The other most notable after the United States are the settlements of Australia…

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'Nobby Apple Cake' -- Reminiscing with Fall Fruit

Posted by Margaret M. Johnson on September 11, 2017 at 10:00am 0 Comments

My family always called this not-too-sweet apple cake “nobby”…

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Remembering 9/11 on the 16th Anniversary

Posted by The Wild Geese on September 9, 2016 at 9:30pm 1 Comment

It was fifteen years ago that the United States and the world held their breath as the worst terrorist attack in history took the lives of nearly 3,000 people. The attack was in the U.S. but many of the victims were from other countries around the…

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The Rineen Ambush: Hell Comes to County Clare

Posted by Joe Gannon on September 2, 2017 at 8:30pm 10 Comments

Come all you gallant Irishmen, come listen for a while

I’ll sing to you the praises of the sons of Erin’s Isle

’Tis of an awful, awful ambush I’d have you to beware

That happened in Rineen, in a spot in County Clare.…

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How the Ancient Irish Oral Tradition Was Saved From Extinction

Posted by John Anthony Brennan on August 30, 2017 at 7:00pm 0 Comments

On a cold, wet evening in 576 AD, a flotilla of small, wave-tossed, leather-covered boats with tattered cloth sails, came to rest on the rocky shores of Lough Foyle close to the modern-day town of…

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Tomatoes… One More Time!

Posted by Margaret M. Johnson on September 4, 2017 at 1:30pm 0 Comments

When we’re lucky, the tomato season can extend well into September. Some late bloomers barely ripen at all though, staying evergreen and not too tasty on their own. A great solution to making use of green tomatoes is to fry them for a delicious…

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The Irish in Labor

Posted by Mike McCormack on August 30, 2014 at 10:00am 0 Comments

by Mike McCormack, AOH National Historian

In 1913, William Martin Murphy fired all his employees who had joined the Irish Transport and General Worker's Union…

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Midwest Radio

Posted by Jim Lowney on August 29, 2017 at 2:30pm 0 Comments

Midwest Radio…

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20 Years of Irish History and Culture

Posted by Rick Grant on July 31, 2017 at 9:00am 5 Comments

For those of you who do not know, this year (2017) marks the 20th anniversary of…

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