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This Week in the History of the Irish: December 10 - December 16

Posted by The Wild Geese on December 9, 2017 at 11:00am 0 Comments

DOMHNAIGH -- On December 10, 1710, the Irish regiments in the service of Spain fought in the battle of Villaviciosa during the…


“The Scourge of Tralee”: Stalking the “The Major”

Posted by Joe Gannon on December 3, 2017 at 9:30pm 4 Comments

Late on Christmas night 1920, Irish Volunteers John Leen (24) and Maurice Reidy (25) stealthily made their way to the home of John Byrne, the creamery manager in Ballymacelligott, County Kerry. The cottage had been raided…


Biscuits for Breakfast and Beyond

Posted by Margaret M. Johnson on December 4, 2017 at 8:00am 1 Comment

If you’ve already run out of ideas for what to serve at your holiday drinks party, think “biscuits” — not your average breakfast biscuits, but these yummy bites from Kerrygold. Laden with sage and walnuts, these buttery bites are a…


Interview with Billy O'Callaghan

Posted by Claire Fullerton on November 28, 2017 at 11:30am 0 Comments

When one writer encounters another that blindsides them with staggering awe, the inclination is to rush out and spread the joy with those who love the written word. I feel this way about Billy O'Callaghan and extend deepest gratitude to Ger…


The Dromkeen Ambush: Down Into the Mire in County Limerick

Posted by Joe Gannon on November 13, 2017 at 10:00am 5 Comments

On the cool, pleasant night of St. Stephens day, December 26, 1920, over two hundred men and women were dancing, eating and enjoying themselves at Caherguillamore House, three miles northeast of Bruff, in County Limerick. The Martin brothers from Bruff were…


Hercules Mulligan -- Washington’s Man in New York

Posted by The Wild Geese on November 14, 2017 at 6:30pm 3 Comments

By Liam Murphy

The last day of the American War for Independence was 25th November 1783, when, after an occupation of over seven years, the British evacuated New York City, and Washington, leading elements of the American…


Help With Bid to Honor Mayo-Born Marine Via Navy Ship

Posted by The Wild Geese on November 14, 2017 at 9:00pm 0 Comments

Our Goal: A US Navy Ship To Be Named For Cpl. Patrick 'Bob' Gallagher USMC, NC

We write to tell you about our most recent achievements with regards to having the U.S. Navy name a ship in honor of Cpl. Patrick "Bob" Gallagher!…


That Time of Year Again

Posted by Margaret M. Johnson on November 15, 2017 at 1:30pm 0 Comments

I haven’t posted for a few weeks and my Irish guilt is gnawing at me! So it’s back to business as “that time of year,” aka “the holidays,” is fast approaching. I’ve already started plumping my fruit for the several varieties…


The Poet

Posted by John Anthony Brennan on November 9, 2017 at 9:00pm 12 Comments

To the memory of a visionary born on this day 10 November 1879.

Thank you, Patrick, for your bravery, commitment and inspiration.

This is a personal tribute to a handful of dreamers, the brave men and women of Ireland, the poet and the grocer, the tobacconist and the…



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