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After Obama.

Started Nov 10, 2016 0 Replies

Now the results are in, the international community, the ordinary people, are going to take a more critical look at the US as the best example of democracy in the free world. What Americans do in…Continue

 

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michael dunne liked Valerie Lapin Ganley's blog post Representations of Jews in Irish Literature Exhibition
Dec 30, 2016
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"Happy New Year to all my fellow Wild Geese and Ganders. 2016 was a brilliant centenary year in Dublin agus go nÉirghidh an tÁdh libh i 2017"
Dec 30, 2016
michael dunne liked John Anthony Brennan's blog post The Slaughter at Magh Cru, Connaught
Dec 18, 2016
michael dunne commented on Kevin Martin's blog post 10 Things You Might Not Know About Irish Pubs
"Thank you Kevin for this article on Dublin pubs which holds an interest for most Irishmen. The Palace Bar, in Fleet Street, is a popular meeting place and while not palatial, does have its Victorian attraction. Many of the street names and buildings…"
Nov 25, 2016
michael dunne liked Kevin Martin's blog post 10 Things You Might Not Know About Irish Pubs
Nov 25, 2016
michael dunne commented on Kevin Martin's blog post 'Have Ye No Homes To Go To? The History of the Irish Pub'
"Thank you Kevin for this enlightening article on exploitation and drunkenness. In the nineteenth and twentieth centuries many Irish of necessity emigrated to the UK. The pattern of US being first choice was disrupted by the two great wars. Records…"
Nov 10, 2016
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After Obama.

Now the results are in, the international community, the ordinary people, are going to take a more critical look at the US as the best example of democracy in the free world. What Americans do in this time of difficulty remains to be seen but I really hope that God blesses America. A great novel 'The Stars Look Down' by AJ Cronin is worth reading and comparing one of his characters..."Joe Gowlan" with President Elect Donald Trump. The US has had so many inspiring Presidents and it is scary to…See More
Nov 10, 2016
michael dunne liked Nollaig 2016's blog post The first Irishman to visit Tolstoy - ‘Ireland’s One-Armed Patriot’
Nov 6, 2016
michael dunne commented on Nollaig 2016's blog post The first Irishman to visit Tolstoy - ‘Ireland’s One-Armed Patriot’
"Comment by michael dunne just now Delete CommentIt is fifteen years since I visited the Jewish Museum in Dublin. The proprietor there was complimentary to Michael Davitt when he worked as a journalist and wrote critically of the Russian pogroms…"
Nov 6, 2016
michael dunne commented on Nollaig 2016's blog post Viking Women in Ireland
"Thank you for this interesting video extract showing the ferocity of Viking culture/warfare. The Irish were the only race I know of who made the distinction between the Scandanavian and the Danish Vikings eg Fionn Gall and Dubh Gall, fair foreigners…"
Oct 28, 2016
michael dunne commented on The Wild Geese's blog post Digging Up Graves at Duffy's Cut
"A sad account of Irish Emigrants. At least it had a happy outcome which was shown on RTE national television a couple of years ago. A big thank you to those who endured and brought this story to light. Equally for their endeavours in bringing home…"
Oct 26, 2016
michael dunne liked The Wild Geese's blog post Digging Up Graves at Duffy's Cut
Oct 26, 2016
michael dunne commented on John Anthony Brennan's blog post Enter the Vikings: The Assault of Lambay Island
"Colleen, It is never wise to respond to sensitive intelligent comment after having had a few drinks, so I will try to keep to a minimum of words. Firstly, it is so omportant for Americans to realize the importance of the American Dream. The rest of…"
Oct 22, 2016
michael dunne liked John Anthony Brennan's blog post Enter the Vikings: The Assault of Lambay Island
Oct 22, 2016
michael dunne commented on John Anthony Brennan's blog post Chancing Ones Arm.
"Thank you John Anthony for this historical account. I have seen this door in St Patricks Cathedral. Within weeks of this event St Patricks was to be confiscated like all Church properties by decree of King Henry 8th. The Maynooth Fitzgeralds were…"
Oct 20, 2016
michael dunne commented on Nollaig 2016's blog post Viking Women in Ireland
"Thank you Belinda for the entire series on Vikings Ireland and to Maeve Sikora of the National Museum. The ornamentation worn by Viking women shows an appreciation for craftwork that surprised me. I thought the Viking men were only concerned with…"
Oct 20, 2016

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