Brendan OByrne
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  • Galway,Connaught, Ireland
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Brendan OByrne commented on Bernie Joyce's blog post Pearse's Footprints
"Well done Bernie, lovely art work, great idea for the summer exhibitions, the young people of today should be made aware of all there is to know about those times."
Mar 7, 2016
Brendan OByrne posted a video

The New World

A song about new beginnings, composed by Brendan O'Byrne and produced by Cloonboo Music Productions County Galway
Mar 7, 2016
NancyUSA liked Brendan OByrne's video
Jul 15, 2015
Daniel M. Foley, Jr. liked Brendan OByrne's blog post Recalling The Father of Irish Railways -- William Dargan
Jun 12, 2015
David Lawlor liked Brendan OByrne's blog post Recalling The Father of Irish Railways -- William Dargan
May 23, 2015
Brendan OByrne left a comment for Totally Irish Gifts
"Hi Shauna, I don't know for sure, but I imagine so, I have never heard of another Mount Anville in Dublin, except the convent."
May 23, 2015

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Totally Irish Gifts commented on Brendan OByrne's blog post Recalling The Father of Irish Railways -- William Dargan
"Hi Brendan, I had heard of William Dargan before but never knew he was involved in so many different ventures or that he had such social compassion.  Very sad how he ended up, but great he got recognition with the LUAS bridge being named after…"
May 22, 2015
Brendan OByrne's blog post was featured

Recalling The Father of Irish Railways -- William Dargan

The man who changed the face of Ireland, County Laois's most famous son, William Dargan, was born near Killeshin, on Feb. 28th, 1799. He worked for some time as an apprentice to the pioneering Scottish engineer, Thomas Telford, and helped construct the London-Holyhead road across the mountains of north Wales.This was the main…See More
May 22, 2015
Brendan OByrne posted a blog post

Recalling The Father of Irish Railways -- William Dargan

The man who changed the face of Ireland, County Laois's most famous son, William Dargan, was born near Killeshin, on Feb. 28th, 1799. He worked for some time as an apprentice to the pioneering Scottish engineer, Thomas Telford, and helped construct the London-Holyhead road across the mountains of north Wales.This was the main…See More
May 22, 2015
Brendan OByrne posted a status
"Trying to cut grass, but the mower sat down and wont kick !!"
May 22, 2015
Gerry Regan liked Brendan OByrne's blog post Things You May Not Know About Ireland: Cork Harbour
May 22, 2015
Brendan OByrne's blog post was featured

Things You May Not Know About Ireland: Cork Harbour

Cork Harbour claims to be the second largest harbour in the world after Sydney, Australia.On the east side are the ruins of Woodhill, the house to which Sarah Curran fled after the execution of her lover, Robert Emmet in 1803. Nearby is the ruin of Dundanion Castle from where William Penn sailed in 1669, to fine…See More
May 21, 2015
Eoin Mac Lochlainn and Brendan OByrne are now friends
May 20, 2015
Brendan OByrne posted a blog post

Things You May Not Know About Ireland: Cork Harbour

Cork Harbour claims to be the second largest harbour in the world after Sydney, Australia.On the east side are the ruins of Woodhill, the house to which Sarah Curran fled after the execution of her lover, Robert Emmet in 1803. Nearby is the ruin of Dundanion Castle from where William Penn sailed in 1669, to fine…See More
May 20, 2015

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That's Just How It Was left a comment for Brendan OByrne
"Brendan - how lovely that you have all of these lovely memories of Con Colbert and you grandmother.  I wrote a Book - That's Just How it Was - as a tribute to my grandmother ; she was living at the back of the Four Courts when the Easter…"
Apr 25, 2015
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"My Grandparents were in 1916. My grandmother and her sisters were in Cumman na mban, My Grandmother Annie Cooney was a very good friend of Con Colbert, and they wrote to one another while he was in prison, add before he was executed. Just thought I…"
Apr 25, 2015

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Recalling The Father of Irish Railways -- William Dargan

Posted on May 22, 2015 at 1:00pm 1 Comment

The man who changed the face of Ireland, County Laois's most famous son, William Dargan, was born near Killeshin, on Feb. 28th, 1799. He worked for some time as an apprentice to the pioneering Scottish engineer, Thomas…

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Things You May Not Know About Ireland: Cork Harbour

Posted on May 20, 2015 at 4:00am 0 Comments

Cork Harbour claims to be the second largest harbour in the world after Sydney, Australia.

On the east side are the ruins of Woodhill, the house to which Sarah Curran fled after the execution of…

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New Member Hello -- Brendan O'Byrne, An Fear Ceol

Posted on April 22, 2015 at 4:30am 2 Comments

Hello to all ...

My name is Brendan O'Byrne and I am delighted to be accepted into The Wild Geese community. I am a professional musician, songwriter and composer, and resident musician to Ashford Castle Hotel in Cong, Ireland. I am an artist and love to oil paint.

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At 11:55am on April 25, 2015,
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That's Just How It Was
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Brendan - how lovely that you have all of these lovely memories of Con Colbert and you grandmother.  I wrote a Book - That's Just How it Was - as a tribute to my grandmother ; she was living at the back of the Four Courts when the Easter Rising Started . with 6 children ; and 8 months pregnant with her 7th child  .

Click on the video below to view the video I had made to promote my book 

Youtube: http://youtu.be/oT0oOa0jx28

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