July 2016 Blog Posts (25)

Excerpt - Fredericksburg, December 13, 1862

Smith's Post July 30, 2016…

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Added by James Francis Smith on July 31, 2016 at 5:00pm — 2 Comments

This Week in the History of the Irish: July 31 - August 6

LUAIN -- On Aug. 1, 1915, the funeral of Fenian Jeremiah O'Donovan Rossa was held before a huge crowd at Glasnevin…

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Added by The Wild Geese on July 30, 2016 at 11:30am — No Comments

Lamass and Lughnasa: Fáilte To Ireland's Great Festivals

At the Ould Lammas Fair boys were you ever there

Were you ever…

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Added by John Anthony Brennan on July 29, 2016 at 3:30pm — 2 Comments

The Kennedy Assassination Encyclopedia - 7/26/2016 Post

I've been asked, “Why write another book on Kennedy's Assassination?”

In earlier research, I learned the…

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Added by James Francis Smith on July 27, 2016 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Preserving the Past to Benefit the Future...

My Grandson TJ insisted I post this on my Facebook…

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Added by James Francis Smith on July 25, 2016 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Celebrating Lughnasa

The festival of Lughnasadh or Lughnasa (pronounced LOO-na-se) marks the beginning of the harvest season that was historically observed throughout Ireland and other Celtic…

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Added by Margaret M. Johnson on July 25, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments

This Week in the History of the Irish: July 24 - July 30

MÁIRT -- On July 26, 1739, George Clinton, soldier, first governor of New York, and vice president of the United States, was born in Little Britain, N.Y., of Irish Protestant parents. Clinton served in…

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Added by The Wild Geese on July 23, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

Playing Roulette with Irish Luck?

It is estimated that Irish punters gamble over €5 billion a year (equivalent to €14 million per day), with over 2 percent of Irish adults gambling online regularly, and 12 percent visiting…

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Added by Daniel O'Reilly on July 22, 2016 at 6:00pm — No Comments

The Great O'Neill -- Dead 400 Years in 2016

Last week, in his sleep, in his small palace in Rome, 400 years ago, one of the greatest figures in Irish history passed away, Hugh O'Neill. . With him in his final moments may have been his teenage son, John, whom he had nominated to…

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Added by Brian O'Doherty on July 22, 2016 at 4:30pm — 9 Comments

'The Seafarer' - A Devil of a Christmas

By Patricia Jameson-Sammartano

WG Culture Editor

(This review was first produced in 2007, when Pat Jameson served as our culture editor. She died in April 2012.)

Setting: A shabby two-story house, in a suburb north of Dublin, on Christmas…

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Added by The Wild Geese on July 20, 2016 at 11:30am — No Comments

The Power of Choice: Salmon Two Ways

When I wrote my first cookbook more than 20 years ago, nearly half of all the recipes I received from Irish chefs contained what they called “a taste of Ireland” — a small dose of Guinness, whiskey, Irish cream, or some other…

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Added by Margaret M. Johnson on July 18, 2016 at 9:00am — 3 Comments

Druids, Celts, and Romans – A Historical Novel



History Books...Tell…

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Added by James Francis Smith on July 17, 2016 at 6:30pm — 2 Comments

This Week in the History of the Irish: July 17 - July 23

LUAIN -- On July 18, 1874, Irish revolutionary Cathal Brugha was born Charles William…

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Added by The Wild Geese on July 16, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

Introducing: The Irish Workshop

Hello everyone! 

Please allow us to introduce ourselves: we are The Irish…

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Added by The Irish Workshop on July 14, 2016 at 11:30am — No Comments


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'Mary Boyle - The Untold Story'



Here is the trailer for a documentary written and directed by Gemma O'Doherty about the case of Ireland's…

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Added by Joe Gannon on July 11, 2016 at 5:30pm — 4 Comments

Kennedy Assassination -- Hulls -- Spent Cartridge Cases

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Post – 7/11/16

An excerpt fromThe…

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Added by James Francis Smith on July 11, 2016 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

Yummy Yogurt Breads With Irish Oats, Flour

On a recent visit to Ireland I discovered two delicious breads made with yogurt: one from Flahavan’s, the well-known company that’s been milling oats in Kilmacthomas, County Waterford, for 200 years, and another from Catherine Leyden, the chef who…

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Added by Margaret M. Johnson on July 11, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments


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Irish Wedding Jewellery on Sale

This week's HOT DEALS at Totally Irish Gifts.

Beautiful top quality Irish Jewellery.…

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Added by Totally Irish Gifts on July 10, 2016 at 12:00pm — No Comments

This Week in the History of the Irish: July 12 - July 18

LUAIN -- On July 12, 1691, the Jacobite army in Ireland fought the forces of…

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Added by The Wild Geese on July 9, 2016 at 5:30pm — No Comments

The Push for 'Republic Day'

John Steinbeck, who had an Irish mother, once wrote that every good Irishman goes back once. This Irishman must confess that he's been back more than once in the many years since he first left for Australia. But it…

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Added by James O'Brien on July 7, 2016 at 3:00am — 1 Comment

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