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This Week in the History of the Irish: Feb. 26 - March 4

Posted by The Wild Geese on February 25, 2017 at 11:30am 0 Comments

LUAIN - On February 27, 1735, Thomas Conway, a soldier in French and U.S. armies, was born in Cloghane, County Kerry. Conway was taken to France at the age of six to be educated and, in 1749, he joined the…

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Recipes From Finn McCool's Pub, New Orleans

Posted by The Wild Geese on February 20, 2015 at 4:00am 0 Comments

How can we spend all this time discussing the Irish in New Orleans without talking about food?

To fill that lack, Pauline Patterson of New Orleans' own …

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It's Mardi Gras in New Orleans: Make Way for the Irish

Posted by The Wild Geese on February 21, 2015 at 2:30am 3 Comments

by Dr. Laura Kelley

The Irish of New Orleans today can be found in many places, some familiar and others less…

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The Irish in New Orleans: An Introduction

Posted by The Wild Geese on February 15, 2015 at 1:00am 0 Comments

Laura D. Kelley’s Irish roots dictated the focus of her study, and Irish luck lent a hand when she met on her first day in the Crescent City a man from “da Channel”– the Irish Channel – with an unusual accent reminiscent of New York City even though he was born and raised in New Orleans. …

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Gifts on Sale in Time for St. Patrick's Day!

Posted by Totally Irish Gifts on February 22, 2017 at 3:30am 0 Comments

Shamrock Gifts and more available with a 20% discount to celebrate upcoming St. Patrick's Day.



Sale on until Sunday, March 5th, while stocks last.…



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Shamrock: The National Emblem of Ireland

Posted by That's Just How It Was on February 19, 2017 at 9:00am 0 Comments



The shamrock is thought by many Irish people globally, to be grown exclusively in Ireland, in…

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'The Irish Milliner,' Fourth Novel in 'The Irish Dresser' Series

Posted by Cynthia Neale on February 10, 2017 at 4:30pm 0 Comments

It is New York City and the Civil War is brewing. Norah McCabe, an Irish immigrant who escaped the Famine as a child, is now a young widow with a daughter. A milliner, struggling to survive in tumultuous times,…

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My First Love

Posted by Colm Herron on February 13, 2017 at 8:30pm 4 Comments

The first time I fell in love was in the children’s section of Brooke Park library. I was 11 and she was 10, and her name was Josephine and she had so many freckles on her face that she was a haze of delight.

It didn’t take long for me to work out that she changed…

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A Chocolate Treat for Valentine's Day -- and Beyond

Posted by Margaret M. Johnson on February 13, 2017 at 10:00am 0 Comments

Valentine’s Day was first associated with romantic love in the circle of poet Geoffrey Chaucer, when the tradition of courtly love was very much in vogue. The day evolved into an occasion where lovers expressed their feelings for each…

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The Battle of Crossbarry: ... 'Who Piped Old Ireland Free'

Posted by Joe Gannon on February 10, 2017 at 10:30am 9 Comments

They sought to wipe the column out,

From east to west, from north to south,

“Till at Crossbarry’s bloody rout

The woke from their day dreaming

Though ten to one they were that day

Our boys were…

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