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THE EMIGRANTS FAREWELL TO IRELAND circa 1840

Started May 9, 2015 0 Replies

I just added a few tissue thin poems to my collection including this one below . It has faded and is wafer thin so some of the words are obliterated . If anyone has any knowledge of this poem please…Continue

THE GREAT IRISH FAMINE

Started Jan 25, 2015 0 Replies

For anyone in Ireland or visiting in February , please note the following seminar on Emigration in the Famine .Seminar on Irish Emigration in the 19th CenturyEdenderry Historical Society in county…Continue

 

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1872 World's Peace Jubilee July 4th Celebrations

A tale of two connected July 4th celebrations, 6 years apartPatrick Sarsfield Gilmore (or P S Gilmore), from Ballygar, County Galway, was an emigrant like a million others fleeing the famine in 1849. By 1872, Gilmore was Ireland's best known face in America. Musician, Conductor and Bandmaster, he was a…See More
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1872 World's Peace Jubilee July 4th Celebrations

A tale of two connected July 4th celebrations, 6 years apartPatrick Sarsfield Gilmore (or P S Gilmore), from Ballygar, County Galway, was an emigrant like a million others fleeing the famine in 1849. By 1872, Gilmore was Ireland's best known face in America. Musician, Conductor and Bandmaster, he was a…See More
Jun 27, 2016
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1869 June 16 Colliseum Interior Section T Stereoview

Constructed with 2 million feet of Southern pine , 28 tons of nails , 28000 ft of Gas pipe . Decorated with flags of all states in the Union . The theme of the 5 day event was " LET US HAVE PEACE " .
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RTE Radio To Highlight Irish Legacy in America's Civil War

Over the next two Sundays, RTE Radio 1 in Dublin will broadcast programmes on the legacy of the Irish in the American Civil War . Programme 2 will feature the importance of P. S. Gilmore as the unofficial 'bandmaster general' of the Union Army and the role that music played in the propaganda of the war.  The programs will…See More
Jan 11, 2016
Jarlath MacNamara commented on John Anthony Brennan's blog post John Boyle O'Reilly: Fenian Rebel, Convict and Poet
"Wonderful article -  O Reilly was a great friend of P S Gilmore the Bandleader the most publicised Irishman of 19th Century America, for whom he wrote a poem entitled "Exile of Erin" which was scheduled to be performed at the World…"
Nov 29, 2015
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Eileen Breen commented on Jarlath MacNamara's blog post Seeking Info on Irish Activist John Boyle O'Reilly in Boston
"Boston College and Ancestry have The Pilot archives."
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Seeking Info on Irish Activist John Boyle O'Reilly in Boston

I'm seeking some background on John Boyle O'Reilly and his life in Boston, particularly his involvement with the Irish community then (including the…See More
Oct 28, 2015
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RTE Radio To Highlight Irish Legacy in America's Civil War

Posted on January 11, 2016 at 6:00am 0 Comments

Over the next two Sundays, RTE Radio 1 in Dublin will broadcast programmes on the legacy of the Irish in the American Civil War . Programme 2 will feature the importance of P. S. Gilmore as the unofficial 'bandmaster general' of the Union Army and the role that…

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Seeking Info on Irish Activist John Boyle O'Reilly in Boston

Posted on October 24, 2015 at 11:00am 1 Comment

I'm seeking some background on John Boyle O'Reilly and his life in Boston,…

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P S Gilmore Development

Posted on June 7, 2015 at 7:43am 0 Comments

Meeting with Mr Eamon Gilmore TD , Pat Gilmore Ballygar , and Historian Author and Broadcaster Turtle Bunbury about the progress on the P S Gilmore story . Mr Gilmore emphasized that he was most impressed with the story and its potential in America and promised his support for the project at…

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At 1:48pm on October 4, 2011, Gerry Regan said…
Welcome, Jarlath. Thrilled to have you join us here in the 'clubhouse' for TheWildGeese.com's most committed.
At 4:59pm on October 17, 2011, Gerry Regan said…
Thank you, Jarlath, for you kind words about our efforts to honor Gilmore. By the way, are there any Gilmore-related concerts planned. Please use the events feature, found in the right column, to share with us any upcoming historical events.

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