John Anthony Brennan
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John Anthony Brennan commented on John Anthony Brennan's blog post The Great Assembly at Tara (Part 4 of 4)
"Good old Jeremy!!....There is hope for humanity still...............LOL"
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michael dunne commented on John Anthony Brennan's blog post The Great Assembly at Tara (Part 4 of 4)
"And following on from this great assembly at Tara, Jeremy Corbin promises to make St Patrick's Day a Bank Holiday in the UK. That should swing it as Pat will be on his side and rid that country of the grass snakes still habituating there."
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The Poet

*noteThis is a personal tribute to a handful of dreamers, the brave men and women of Ireland, the poet and the grocer, the tobacconist and the piper, the counter clerk and the Countess, the union man and the sculptor, the wives and girlfriends and the countless others, who, 101 years…See More
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John Anthony Brennan commented on That's Just How It Was's blog post The Harp -- The Oldest Emblem of Ireland
"Nicely told tale....."
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michael dunne commented on John Anthony Brennan's blog post The Great Assembly at Tara (Part 4 of 4)
"Thank you John Anthony for these fascinating pieces of information. It would take quite an effort to forensically link  these pieces of information, and establish a clear bond between the return of St Patrick and the religious influences …"
Apr 18
John Anthony Brennan commented on John Anthony Brennan's blog post The Great Assembly at Tara (Part 4 of 4)
"Fascinating stuff Michael, The culdee, Oengas of Tallaght, mentions the burial of seven Egyptian monks in County Antrim and there’s an Ogham inscription on a stone near Saint Olan’s well in the parish of Aghabulloge, County Cork, which…"
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michael dunne commented on John Anthony Brennan's blog post The Great Assembly at Tara (Part 4 of 4)
"Thank you for this detailed account of Eastern and Western European Church history. I forgot to mention the Fadden Mór psalter of late Eighth or ninth Century Europe found in a bog in Tipperary in 2006. For the purpose of this discussion it…"
Apr 17
michael dunne commented on John Anthony Brennan's blog post The Great Assembly at Tara (Part 4 of 4)
"Thank you for this detailed account of Eastern and Western European Church history. I forgot to mention the Fadden Mór psalter of late Eighth or ninth Century Europe found in a bog in Tipperary in 2006. For the purpose of this discussion it…"
Apr 17
John Anthony Brennan commented on John Anthony Brennan's blog post The Great Assembly at Tara (Part 4 of 4)
"Hello again Michael, Food for thought indeed…  Firsthand knowledge of the Egyptian Desert monks was brought to southern Gaul by St. John Cassian in the late 4th century. Later in 451 a major split occurred when the new Byzantine Emperor…"
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The Poet

*noteThis is a personal tribute to a handful of dreamers, the brave men and women of Ireland, the poet and the grocer, the tobacconist and the piper, the counter clerk and the Countess, the union man and the sculptor, the wives and girlfriends and the countless others, who, 101 years…See More
Apr 15
michael dunne commented on John Anthony Brennan's blog post The Great Assembly at Tara (Part 4 of 4)
"Thank you John Anthony for this enlightening reply, and a happy Easter to you. I was unaware of what you refer to as a 'caduceus' and will have to inquire further if it is one or two intertwined serpents depicted on the Murcadh's…"
Apr 15
John Anthony Brennan commented on John Anthony Brennan's blog post The Great Assembly at Tara (Part 4 of 4)
"Hello Michael, Thank you for taking the time to reply in such detail. I must confess it is quite refreshing and I’m glad my article came across as I intended it to. The one thing I learned when doing the research, was that indeed, as you said,…"
Apr 14
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The Poet

Posted on April 15, 2017 at 6:30pm 10 Comments

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This is a personal tribute to a handful of dreamers, the brave men and women of Ireland, the poet and the grocer, the tobacconist and the piper, the…

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The Great Assembly at Tara (Part 4 of 4)

Posted on April 1, 2017 at 9:00pm 10 Comments

In the last week of July 431 A.D., Patricius left his residence at Ard Mhacha and traveled with his retinue south toward the kingdom of Midhe. He had been summoned, by royal decree, to a meeting with the reigning monarch, king Laoghaire…

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The Equinox: Sunrise in the Bru Na Boinne

Posted on March 19, 2017 at 10:00pm 2 Comments

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An equinox is an astronomical event in which the Earth's equator passes through the center of the Sun. When this happens, day and night are of equal length around the world. These were extremely important dates for the ancients…

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Patricius the Roman

Posted on March 16, 2017 at 5:00pm 0 Comments

Could I have come to Ireland without thought of God, merely in my own interest? Who was it made me come? For here I am a prisoner of the Spirit so that I may not see any of my family. Can it be out of the kindness of my heart that I carry out such…

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Comment Wall (5 comments)

At 10:20am on October 2, 2014, Seathrun said…

Hi John. Just out of the cot and heading out to work. Am a bit further North than you (NH) and the leaves are turning.

Regards

Seathrun

At 7:20pm on September 10, 2015,
Founding Member
John M. Walsh
said…

John, 

My world is enriched by having you as a Wild Geese friend.  Thanks for the invitation.

John Walsh

At 7:45pm on September 10, 2015, John Anthony Brennan said…

You are too kind John......See you soon.

At 2:53pm on October 17, 2016, ed o'toole said…

Even with having two male names it is hard to believe he is not a middle-aged woman with excess wrinkles.

I could not read his stuff, as it too hard to take him/her/it seriously.

At 9:09pm on October 17, 2016, John Anthony Brennan said…

Could you clarify whom you are addressing ed o'toole? Your comment is a bit vague 

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