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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 Irish soil.…

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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, Norah…

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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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This Week in the History of the Irish: February 19-25

Posted by The Wild Geese on February 18, 2017 at 11:00am 0 Comments

LUAIN -- On February 20, 1942 Lt. Edward "Butch" O'Hare became the first U.S. Navy ace of the war when he was credited with downing five Japanese bombers in a single day. O'Hare had an…

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A Chocolate Treat for Valentine's Day

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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Great Irish Romances: W.B. Yeats and Maud Gonne

Posted by Lisa Fortin Jackson on February 4, 2014 at 1:00am 4 Comments

Love In a Time of Turmoil

It could rightfully be considered in an inauspicious start to a great love story, when years…

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Romantic Ireland: Irish Stories, Myths and Traditions

Posted by margopenelope on December 17, 2013 at 1:00pm 0 Comments

Looking to land an Irish lad or lassie like they do in the movies? Planning a trip for your honeymoon in Ireland?  Researching…

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The Claddagh Ring Overseas: Legend, Fact & the Rise of an Icon

Posted by Sarah Nagle on February 11, 2014 at 9:00pm 8 Comments

Today the iconic claddagh ring is, along with the harp and shamrock, one of the most widely recognized and most iconically “Irish” symbols in America. The commercial value of the…

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Pre-Valentine's Midwinter Supper, Starring, Ahem, 'Honey' Wine

Posted by Margaret M. Johnson on February 6, 2017 at 9:30am 0 Comments

 I usually try to post a recipe that’s tied to a holiday or a seasonal ingredient but, frankly, since we’re between Super Bowl Sunday and Valentine’s Day, I’m just going to suggest a simple midwinter pork chop dish that I think you’ll enjoy. The…

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