Bernard Raymond O'Brien
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The Irish Need To Lead Now

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bernard Raymond O'Brien Jun 30, 2013. 4 Replies

For centuries, the Catholic Church has prevailed, in Ireland, and in the world.  And, painfully, in Ireland, the Church has hurt the Irish people at many junctures.The Church was not there in the…Continue

 

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Sep 17, 2016
Bernard Raymond O'Brien left a comment for annette counihan
"Annette, I thought sure I passed that Daly's pub in the 1970s when driving from Killaloe to Limerick.  Guess not.  Will work on making it to Lis..."
Jul 28, 2014
Bernard Raymond O'Brien and annette counihan are now friends
Jul 28, 2014
Bernard Raymond O'Brien commented on annette counihan's event Cupid's Crusade: Head to Ireland's Heart
"I have been there.   This trip must be free as I see no mention of costs.   Mentions everything else.  Not important."
Jul 27, 2014
Bernard Raymond O'Brien left a comment for Darvis McCoy
"Off subject a bit, but can anyone tell me the location of the caves in which the Irish priests hid, said mass also I guess?   I might fly there just to see one."
Jul 25, 2014
Bernard Raymond O'Brien and Dee Notaro are now friends
Jul 17, 2014
Bernard Raymond O'Brien commented on Dee Notaro's blog post Mistresses, Concubines and Fitzies in Your Family Tree?
"Well, my ancestry were O'Briens,Kavanaghs, Boyles, Delequinns, and they didn't get involved in such affairs.  Well, maybe the Kavanagh who brought the English in, over a petty thing of wife stealing.  Otherwise..."
Jul 17, 2014
Bernard Raymond O'Brien commented on The Wild Geese's event LIVE Community Chat with Author James O'Brien
"Good to hear from you Seamus.   I couldn't provide anything on Australia.  It seems if they came to the US, we could search for them etc.   If they went to Australia, it was like good bye; for us anyway"
May 13, 2014
Bernard Raymond O'Brien commented on The Wild Geese's event LIVE Community Chat with Author James O'Brien
"Sorry missed James.  Hope he might contact me on here as we had some O'Briens in our family who went to Australia, circa 1840s."
May 11, 2014
Bernard Raymond O'Brien commented on The Irish Store's blog post Eight Must-Do's in Ireland
"tis true"
May 6, 2014
Bernard Raymond O'Brien left a comment for Jude O'Brien
"WELCOME JUDE O'BRIEN.  HAD NEVER HEARD THAT NAME, BUT HAVE HEARD OF A FEW O'BRIENS.     Bernard R. O'Brien"
May 3, 2014
Bernard Raymond O'Brien commented on clarevirtually.ie's blog post Brian Boru Country: Footprints of History
"I have not visited Ireland since 1978.  There was small restaurant that just catered a few meals each evening.   It is one of the best gourmet meals I have ever had.   Just saying,   and wondering if still…"
May 3, 2014
Bernard Raymond O'Brien replied to Nollaig 2016's discussion The Irish in Mining around the World
"Yes P J, alot of my O'Brien/Kavanagh kind came to Hazel Green, Grant Co., Wis, just a few miles north of Galena.  Towns and places like New Diggings, Vinegar Hill, Cork Hollow  were once boom towns in lead mining.  The Irish,…"
May 3, 2014
Bernard Raymond O'Brien replied to Nollaig 2016's discussion Tracing your roots with 'The Down Survey'.
"Yes, I would like most of those things also  How do we get the answers here?"
May 2, 2014
Bernard Raymond O'Brien replied to Katherine Ross Murphy's discussion Where Do I Start Researching Our Irish Ancestry? in the group Irish Ancestry
"Geographically, my O'Briens were said (word of mouth handed down) to be from Co. Cork or Cork, and I have confirmed my Civil War Uncle John O'Brien was from Co. Wicklow.   My Kavanaghs were from Co. Wexford, still called…"
Apr 30, 2014
Bernard Raymond O'Brien replied to Katherine Ross Murphy's discussion Where Do I Start Researching Our Irish Ancestry? in the group Irish Ancestry
"Thanks for reading etc."
Apr 30, 2014

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