John Anthony Brennan
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"Out of the Ice; Ireland Then and Now. Now available at: https://www.amazon.com/author/johnabrennan"
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The Poet

To the memory of a visionary born on this day 10 November 1879. Thank you, Patrick, for your bravery, commitment and inspiration.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 counter clerk and the Countess, the union man and…See More
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Daniel P Quinn commented on John Anthony Brennan's blog post An Gorta Mor: The Great Hunger
"Let us use this nightmare to help the starving people of Yemen !!!  They are engulfed by famine in our time, now, today and for the foreseeable future."
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"Lest we forget Mike. I think it's vital that the true history must be recounted at all times."
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"JAB: Thanks for the reminder, 2017 is indeed the 170th anniversary of Black '47 - the worst year of the Hunger itself which began in 1845.  You are closer than most with your notation that:. more than half of the 8 million population…"
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An Gorta Mor: The Great Hunger

This year 2017, is the 170th anniversary of the ‘great Hunger’ that befell Ireland in 1847. Otherwise known as ‘an Gorta mor’ or more commonly referred to as ‘Black ‘47’ it was a seminal turning point in the long tortuous history of Ireland.With the failure of the potato crop due to a serious blight, more than half of the 8…See More
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Out of the Ice: Ireland Then and Now

Posted on December 6, 2017 at 7:30pm 1 Comment

Irish author and poet John Anthony Brennan has previously written a book of…

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The Poet

Posted on November 9, 2017 at 9:00pm 12 Comments



To the memory of a visionary born on this day 10 November 1879.

Thank you, Patrick, for your bravery, commitment and inspiration.

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…

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John Boyle O'Reilly: Fenian Rebel, Convict and Poet

Posted on October 12, 2017 at 9:30pm 7 Comments

On October 12, 1867, after picking up cargo from Sheerness and Plymouth harbors, a fully rigged, 875-ton frigate, cast off from her moorings at Portsmouth on the south coast of England. The vessel, bound for Western Australia, her hold full to overflowing…

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An Gorta Mor: The Great Hunger

Posted on October 6, 2017 at 5:00pm 7 Comments

This year 2017, is the 170th anniversary of the ‘great Hunger’ that befell Ireland in 1847. Otherwise known as ‘an Gorta mor’ or more commonly referred to as ‘Black ‘47’ it was a seminal turning point in the long tortuous history of…

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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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