All Discussions Tagged 'War' (6)

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'In Flanders fields the poppies blow' but will they grace your lapel?

In Flanders fields the poppies blow       Between the crosses, row on row,    That mark our place; and in the sky    The larks, still brav…

Started by Gerry Regan

28 Nov 13, 2015
Reply by Cameron William Robinson

The Irish in the American Civil War

 America commemorates the end of its worst war, its Civil War which ended 150 years ago April 9, the date General Lee surrendered his army…

Started by William J. Donohue

0 Mar 16, 2015

The Meaning of the Poppy

Here is a copy of the letter written by a Wigan soccer player to his club's owner on why he is not wearing the poppy on his uniform. What s…

Started by Jim Curley

1 Dec 3, 2014
Reply by Seathrun

Our Irish Ancestors in the American Civil War

With the 150th anniversary of the battle at Gettysburg upon us, I was thinking about how many (if not most) Irish-Americans would have at l…

Started by Ryan O'Rourke

8 Mar 14, 2014
Reply by Ann L Madden

Irish Role in New York City Draft Riots Distorted

I am teaching Irish history at my AOH division in Long Beach, N.Y.  I read an incredible article from fellow WG member Mike McCormack, AOH…

Started by Sean Quinn Hood

0 Jul 17, 2013

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Ireland Recalls JFK, but Forgets the Irish in America's Civil War

http://www.irishcentral.com/story/roots/the_american_in_ireland/ireland-remembers-jfk-but-forgets-the-irish-in-the-american-civil-war-21383

Started by Nollaig 2016

1 Jul 1, 2013
Reply by Gerry Regan

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