Irish in World History (23)

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'The Great Hunger': Famine or Genocide?

I took a course at an American university called "Genocides and Crimes Against Humanity."  We discussed many world events and sometimes st…

Started by Kelly O'RourkeLatest Reply

Neutral ... on Hitler?

I have had several conversations recently about Irish neutrality during WWII.  I am curious about the opinion of The Wild Geese community.…

Started by Kelly O'RourkeLatest Reply

Irish History Lantern Slides Digitised

More than 1,500 lantern slides held by the University of Warwick library's Modern Records Centre have been digitised and made available on…

Started by Kieron PunchLatest Reply

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Neutral ... on Hitler?

I have had several conversations recently about Irish neutrality during WWII.  I am curious about the opinion of The Wild Geese community.…

Started by Kelly O'Rourke

79 Nov 2, 2016
Reply by Nollaig 2016

Irish Apes: Tactics of De-Humanization

https://thesocietypages.org/socimages/2011/01/28/irish-apes-tactics-of-de-humanization/ Irish Apes: Tactics of De-Humanization Lisa Wade, P…

Started by Carolina G-Smith

0 Sep 14, 2016

'The Great Hunger': Famine or Genocide?

I took a course at an American university called "Genocides and Crimes Against Humanity."  We discussed many world events and sometimes st…

Started by Kelly O'Rourke

18 Mar 13, 2015
Reply by That's Just How It Was

How Have the Lives of Irish Women Changed?

From Brehon law, to the Rising, and certainly in the present day, women have always played a major role in Irish culture.  On this forum,…

Started by The Wild Geese

0 Mar 3, 2015

Margaret Haughery "Mother of Orphans"

I came across this great article about Margaret Haughery in the Irish Times over the weekend. It brought home the fact there are great stor…

Started by Greg Lynch Jr

0 Nov 17, 2014

Neutral on Hitler

Most interesting information. I never knew...but in light of so much media ops today no excuse feign 'i never knew'!

Started by Pamela Wrigley Schneider

0 Sep 18, 2014

Work! -- Tell Us How It Defines You AND Your Irish Ancestors

Beannachtaí!  (Greetings!) Lá Oibre Shona! (Happy Labor Day!) On this Labor Day Weekend, as we celebrate the working people of North Ameri…

Started by Micci Piraino

2 Sep 3, 2014
Reply by Bruce Curley

Surgeon Master Theodore O'Kelly in Guatemala

Our educated guess is that Dr. Theodore Thaddeus Dominic O’Kelly came to Guatemala around 1696. He might be a surgeon from the ranks of the…

Started by juan pablo torrebiarte

0 Jun 10, 2014

A History of the Irish in 100 Words

You may remember this magnificent video telling the story of Irish history in six minutes we shared a while ago from Wild Geese member, Joh…

Started by The Wild Geese

6 May 13, 2014
Reply by Rose Maurer

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Irish News Reporters all over the World

Galway born"Kit Coleman" (1864–1915) was the nom de plume of the Canadian newspaper columnist Kathleen Blake Coleman. The Irish-born Cole…

Started by Nollaig 2016

2 May 4, 2014
Reply by Nollaig 2016

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