Featured Blog Posts – April 2018 Archive (5)

WHEN LIFE SENDS YOU LEMONS, MAKE LEMON BREAD

Lemon desserts seem to be more delicious on a spring day, but you’ll want to keep this one on a year-round basis to have with a cup of tea. Technically, it fits into the “quick bread” baking category, but…

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Added by Margaret M. Johnson on April 17, 2018 at 7:30am — No Comments

My article on Irish musical instruments

Here is an article I wrote on my blog about traditional Irish musical instruments.  I hope you like it.

There are many instruments used today in Traditional Irish Music. Many have evolved over centuries; some are ancient, while some are much more…

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Added by ADRIAN McGRATH on April 16, 2018 at 12:00pm — No Comments

This Week in the History of the Irish: April 15 - April 21

DOMHNAIGH -- On April 15, 1848, in Dublin, Thomas Francis Meagher presented the tricolor national flag of Ireland to the public for the first time at a meeting of the Young Ireland Party. Meagher had recently gone to Paris with an…

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Added by The Wild Geese on April 15, 2018 at 9:30am — No Comments


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Titanic Hero Hugh McElroy: “Sand For Breakfast Tomorrow”

It was a little after 2 am on April 15, 1912. The deck of the R.M.S. Titanic was now tilted over 6 degrees toward the sinking bow. As 17-year-old Jack Thayer and 30 year-old Milton Long moved toward one of the last remaining lifeboats on the boat deck,…

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Added by Joe Gannon on April 5, 2018 at 10:00am — 5 Comments

The Poet



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 the sculptor, the wives and girlfriends and the countless others, who, 102 years…

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Added by John Anthony Brennan on April 1, 2018 at 5:07pm — 12 Comments

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