Was it the IRA who created the bomb that killed bomb squad detectives Ferdinand Socha and Joseph Lynch outside the New York World Fair's British Pavilion 75 years ago today?
Or was it…Continue
We extend our best wishes to all our American Wild Geese on this Independence Day. The contributions of Irish-Americans in the War Between the States is well documented and much discussed. Perhaps less so is the impact some of the earliest Irish immigrants had upon the American…Continue
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the passing of Fenian Jeremiah O'Donovan Rossa. He was born to a family of tenant farmers in County Cork on Sept. 10, 1831 -- Rossa's family were among the thousands who had their lands and properties confiscated during the Cromwellian purges in…Continue
The Cormack Brothers is a 111-minute feature film completed this year, shot in Tipperary. It tells the story of two brothers wrongfully hanged for murder in 1858 after a local land agent was shot and killed. They were reburied in 1910 in their home parish of Loughmore.
Made on a micro budget, with the support of the parish…Continue
Just in time to help us celebrate May Day comes this news direct from Rebecca O'Brien, producer and partner at TheWildGeese.Irish Heritage Partner Sixteen Films: The studio's biopic "Jimmy's Hall" is going to appear in theaters across the United States beginning July 3 into September.
"Jimmy's Hall" is based on true events, and helmed by Ken…Continue
The ‘Wild West’ judges are lined up and raring to go! Knowing their mettle and commitment to promoting Irish culture, we are confident that “justice” will be a lot fairer, if a tad more considered, than that meted out in Tombstone or the OK Corral. ;-)
Speaking of 'swift' justice, by the way, our judges have requested additional time to more carefully…Continue