John Anthony Brennan
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John Anthony Brennan commented on John Anthony Brennan's blog post Oliver Plunkett, Tomás Ó Fiaich and The Bard of Armagh
"Thanks Richard. And yes, fear is insidious."
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Richard R. Mc Gibbon Jr. commented on John Anthony Brennan's blog post Oliver Plunkett, Tomás Ó Fiaich and The Bard of Armagh
"Another grand  and well written story, thanks. Lesson to be learnt,... people always do better when they don't base their actions on fear.  Slainte"
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Press Release for “Turn out the Light.”

“If music be the food of love, play on,give me excess of it that surfeiting, theappetite may sicken, and so die.”William Shakespeare.“One good thing about music, when it hits, you feel no pain.”Bob Marley “Music, the ‘art of the muses,’ with its magical combinations of a handful of singular notes, can exalt, enthrall, inspire,…See More
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"Excellent article."
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John Anthony Brennan commented on John Anthony Brennan's blog post Oliver Plunkett, Tomás Ó Fiaich and The Bard of Armagh
"Mebbe you need new specs, like myself Norah. As for the Brennans, as far as I can gather, I've traced them back to approximately 2500 years ago when they arrived in Ireland. Four septs then split up and went their separate ways. My people…"
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Norah McEvoy commented on John Anthony Brennan's blog post Oliver Plunkett, Tomás Ó Fiaich and The Bard of Armagh
"Great account, John but I dunno how I didn't notice the 'John Brennan' name in it before. Is he any relation of ur famous relative, Brennan on the moor or to ur family atal..."
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John Anthony Brennan commented on John Anthony Brennan's blog post Requiem for Bobby
"Nice one Richard,,,,Thanks."
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Richard R. Mc Gibbon Jr. commented on John Anthony Brennan's blog post Requiem for Bobby
"I care not for the thistle and I care not for the rose For when bleak winds run us whistle, neither down or crimson show But like hope to him that is friendless and no joy around is seen, Over his grave with a love that's endless, blooms…"
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Press Release for “Turn out the Light.”

Posted on June 17, 2017 at 6:00pm 0 Comments

If music be the food of love, play on,

give me excess of it that surfeiting, the

appetite may sicken, and so die.”…

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

Posted on June 8, 2017 at 6:13pm 7 Comments

*This week in June 1876, John Boyle O'Reilly received news of the successful escape of six Fenian prisoners from Australia on board the ship Catalpa. O'Reilly had played a major part in the escape plans. (JAB)

On October 12, 1867, after…

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Requiem for Bobby

Posted on May 4, 2017 at 8:00pm 11 Comments

This is a humble tribute to a kindred spirit, poet, musician, soldier and far, far braver man than I could ever hope to be. While adhering to the ancient Gaelic ‘Brehon Law of Fasting,’ Bobby took no food or water for sixty-six days in pursuit of his quest…

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The Poet

Posted on April 15, 2017 at 6:30pm 12 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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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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