The Wild Geese
  • Astoria, NY
  • United States
Share

The Wild Geese's Friends

  • Anne Casey
  • House of Monaghan
  • Paul B McNulty
  • Seamus Ruttledge
  • Wow Airlines
  • Pieta House Inc
  • Adri M
  • Marty Boyce
  • Sherif Sonbol
  • JOHN F SWEENEY
  • margaret campbell
  • Ricky Duffy
  • Rab Fulton
  • Celtic Life International
  • Totally Irish Gifts

The Wild Geese's Discussions

How Have the Lives of Irish Women Changed?

Started Mar 3, 2015 0 Replies

From Brehon law, to the Rising, and certainly in the present day, women have always played a major role in Irish…Continue

Tags: Irish History

Submit Your Love Limericks

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kelly O'Rourke Nov 21, 2014. 23 Replies

 Everybody loves a good…Continue

Tags: Love, Valentine's Day, Poetry

(Your) Great Irish Love Story

Started this discussion. Last reply by Connie Jean Snyder Dec 5, 2014. 7 Replies

We're highlighting some…Continue

Tags: Valentine's Day, Romance, Love

A History of the Irish in 100 Words

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rose Maurer May 13, 2014. 6 Replies

You may remember this…Continue

Tags: History

 

The Wild Geese's Page

Latest Activity

Jim Cosgrove liked The Wild Geese's blog post The Forgotten Ten: Kevin Barry: 'Just a Lad of 18 Summers'
Wednesday
The Wild Geese liked Noel Regan's profile
Monday
The Wild Geese liked Colm Herron's blog post 3rd of July 1970: Day of Treachery
Monday
The Wild Geese's blog post was featured

This Week in Irish History - April 23 - April 29

DOMHNAIGH -- On April 23, 1014 the Battle of Clontarf, one of the most famous and important battles in Irish history, was fought just north of Dublin. It was a bloody stand-up battle, fought mainly with ax and sword, with Brian Boru's men prevailing. This battle would later enter Irish legend as the place where Brian, High King…See More
Sunday
The Wild Geese posted a blog post

This Week in Irish History - April 23 - April 29

DOMHNAIGH -- On April 23, 1014 the Battle of Clontarf, one of the most famous and important battles in Irish history, was fought just north of Dublin. It was a bloody stand-up battle, fought mainly with ax and sword, with Brian Boru's men prevailing. This battle would later enter Irish legend as the place where Brian, High King…See More
Sunday
The Wild Geese liked kathleen m donohoe's profile
Saturday
The Wild Geese liked Paul O'Rourke's profile
Saturday
The Wild Geese liked Joy Ross Davis's profile
Saturday
The Wild Geese liked That's Just How It Was's blog post The Harp -- The Oldest Emblem of Ireland
Saturday
Thoma Keogh liked The Wild Geese's page Members Map
Apr 19

Admin
Joe Gannon commented on The Wild Geese's blog post 'For Faith and Fame and Honour': The Irish Brigade in the Service of France Part 1 of 5: The Worst Place in the World
Apr 18

Admin
Joe Gannon commented on The Wild Geese's blog post 'For Faith and Fame and Honour': The Irish Brigade in the Service of France Part 1 of 5: The Worst Place in the World
Apr 18

Admin
Joe Gannon commented on The Wild Geese's blog post 'For Faith and Fame and Honour': The Irish Brigade in the Service of France Part 1 of 5: The Worst Place in the World
Apr 18
The Wild Geese's blog post was featured
Apr 18
The Wild Geese posted a blog post

This Week in the History of the Irish: April 16 - April 22

DOMHNAIGH -- On April 16, 1746, a battle was fought in Scotland that would have long-term implications for Ireland, as well as Scotland. It ended "Bonnie" Prince Charlie's Jacobite uprising, known in Scotland as simply, "The '45." It was the battle of "…See More
Apr 15
The Wild Geese's 2 videos were featured
Apr 15

Profile Information

The Wild Geese's Videos

  • Add Videos
  • View All

The Wild Geese's Photos

Loading…
  • Add Photos
  • View All

The Wild Geese's Blog

This Week in Irish History - April 23 - April 29

Posted on April 22, 2017 at 10:00pm 0 Comments

DOMHNAIGH -- On April 23, 1014 the Battle of Clontarf, one of the most famous and important battles in Irish history, was fought just north of Dublin. It was a bloody stand-up battle, fought mainly with ax and sword, with Brian Boru's men…

Continue

This Week in the History of the Irish: April 16 - April 22

Posted on April 15, 2017 at 3:30pm 0 Comments

DOMHNAIGH -- On April 16, 1746, a battle was fought in Scotland that would have long-term implications for Ireland, as well as Scotland. It ended "Bonnie" Prince Charlie's Jacobite uprising, known in Scotland as simply, "The '45." It was the battle…

Continue

This Week in the History of the Irish: April 3 - April 9

Posted on April 8, 2017 at 2:00pm 0 Comments

Roger Casement and crew members stand in the tower of a German U-boat en route to Ireland.

DOMHNAIGH -- On the monrning…

Continue

This Week in the History of the Irish: April 2 - April 8

Posted on April 1, 2017 at 2:30pm 0 Comments

LUAIN -- Beginning on April 3 and continuing to May 8, 1781, the Irish Hibernia regiment of…

Continue

Comment Wall (13 comments)

At 4:15pm on March 6, 2013, Gerry Regan said…

Fascinating, Jim. We really need to introduce you to our colleague Kieron Punch. He's a member, so perhaps you can look him up and reach out. You'd have a fair amount to share! He's a keen student of The Great War and Ireland's freedom struggle among other things.

At 1:31pm on April 22, 2013, Sheila Lucy Hemmings said…

My own family on my father's side were in the Military and ser ved in most of the major conflicts of the 19th and 2oth centuries, from the Zulu Wars to both Boer Wars and both World Wars, my great great grandfather and great grandfather served with pricess Charlotte's Regiment which became The Berkshire, then the Royal Berkshire Regiment, my great grandfather transferred to The Connaught Rangers, I only found this out last year when I went back to Ballina after 30 years, I also found out that my grandfather and great uncles were quite local celebs, playing for The Ballina Stephenites, who won The Croke Cup in 1908/09 (Irish football)

At 5:35pm on April 22, 2013, Gerry Regan said…

Sheila, Kieron is definitely someone who would enjoy hearing about this. Hope he finds it. How far back have you been able to trace your ancestry?

At 2:15pm on April 23, 2013, Jim Curley said…
Hi Ryan:

The "send" button seems to be stuck.

I'd be delighted to respond to questions. Fire away.

Jim
At 5:46am on May 14, 2013, Rose Maurer said…

I have just received an unexpected surprise via e-mail from Ryan O'Rourke, informing me that I have won a copy of "The Galway Stories" - to say that I am delighted is an understatement! Rhetorical question, strictly tongue in cheek "Is it possible to become Irish by association?". Greetings to all,

Rose Maurer 

South Africa

At 3:17pm on May 20, 2013, Rose Maurer said…

Hi all

I have just read 'Setting the Truth Free' by Julieann Campbell (Liberties Press, Dublin, 2012) which I ordered via the Internet on the recommendation of Keith Harkin of the Celtic Thunder Group. I am aware it is not a weighty, intellectual tome, but found it immensely moving, and would be interested in the responses/opinions of any TWG members who may have read it

.

At 12:20pm on May 21, 2013, Gerry Regan said…

Rose, might you review the book for us, so we can learn more about it, using your personal blog on WG. I've not heard of the book, though now I'm intrigued by your findings.

At 3:19am on May 22, 2013, Rose Maurer said…

Hi Ger

I would be happy to do so, given a spot of time.

At 10:35am on May 22, 2013, Gerry Regan said…

Looking forward to getting your more protracted view of the book, then, Rose. Go raibh mile maith agat!

At 11:49am on May 23, 2013, Sheila Lucy Hemmings said…

Hello Gerry, sorry I have just seen your reply to my post, so far I have only been able to find put about my great great grandfather who would have been born around 1812, then my great grandfather, and grandfather. I believe that the Boshell family originated in Alsace Lorraine and came to England first presumably after the Revolution, but I am still working on that, my great grandmother's family, the McLaughlins originated in Donegal I believe and I will be looking into that when I go over to Ballina in August.

You need to be a member of The Wild Geese to add comments!

Join The Wild Geese

PollDaddy

 
 
 

Irish Heritage Partnership

Adverts

Extend your reach with The Wild Geese Irish Heritage Partnership.

test

Congrats to Our Winners

© 2017   Created by Gerry Regan.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Privacy Policy  |  Terms of Service