All Blog Posts Tagged 'Easter' (13)


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Easter Rising the Focus of Irish Cultural Society Writing Contest

The Irish Cultural Society has announced its annual writing contest for students in the 9th through 12th grades in Nassau County (NY) high schools.  The materials describing the contest have been mailed to the English Departments…

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Added by John M. Walsh on January 16, 2016 at 7:00pm — 1 Comment

Silent Radical: Winifred Carney (Documentary From NV TV)

I would love all of you to see a very recent film piece about my Aunt Winifred.  Here she is for a posed photograph with her mother (Sarah Cassidy Carney) and her two sisters, Mabel and Maud, who later become nuns.  She is standing between…

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Added by Joan Austin on December 13, 2015 at 4:30pm — 2 Comments

SAVING DUBLIN'S MOORE STREET

(HOW WE CAN HELPhttp://www.1916moorestreetbond.com/eventsandgatherings)

I began to write about Saving Dublin's Moore Street and found I could not write it any better than Robin…

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Added by Joan Austin on December 9, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments


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Echoes of The Rising: Robert Briscoe Becomes a Courier

With the approach of the 1916 Irish Easter Rising Centennial, there’s been renewed interest in "Shalom Ireland," a documentary film I made about Ireland’s remarkable, yet little known, Jewish community (…

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Added by Valerie Lapin Ganley on August 31, 2015 at 7:00pm — 1 Comment


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Leaders of the 1916 Easter Rising: Éamon de Valera

Éamon de Valera is a man that has enjoyed iconic status in the Irish history books for more reasons than being one of the Leaders of the 1916 Easter Rising. He was born in New York in 1882 to a Irish mother and a…

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Added by That's Just How It Was on March 30, 2015 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

Strange Thing I Am

Patrick Pearse 10 November 1879 – 3 May 1916 (Image Source: Wikipedia.com)
I…
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Added by Lonnie on February 1, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments


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Leaders of the 1916 Easter Rising: Cornelius Colbert

Cornelius [Con] Colbert was another young man who is also less known for his role in Ireland's 1916 Easter Rising.  He was born in 1888 ,…

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Added by That's Just How It Was on January 31, 2015 at 8:00am — 4 Comments

Building Your Irish Library

Ireland’s history, like that of most countries, is a mixture of history, legend, myth, ballad, and story.  Although part of my family came from County Tyrone in the years before the Famine, any stories from…

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Added by Robert A Mosher on November 5, 2014 at 11:00am — 3 Comments

From Tile Media, An Exploration of 1916's 'Terrible Beauty: Áille an Uafáis'

On September 25, 1916, William Butler Yeats penned the words “a terrible be…

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Added by Robert A Mosher on September 5, 2014 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

Easter Eggs -- A County Galway Tale

With nine million chocolate Easter eggs being eaten in Ireland over Easter, I wondered if our children have any idea what life was like for our parents and grand-parents.

My grandfather,…

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Added by Brian Nolan on April 22, 2014 at 5:30am — 1 Comment

Easter Food Recipes

Easter is approaching and so is the time for family get togethers and plenty of home-cooked food. We’ve supplied 3 delicious recipes for 3 of the most popular Irish meals, Bacon and Cabbage, Cottage Pie and Roast…

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Added by The Irish Store on April 10, 2014 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

This Week in the History of the Irish: April 28-May 4

Thomas Ashe

DOMHNAIGH -- On April 28, 1916, as the rebels in Dublin were being squeezed…

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Added by The Wild Geese on April 28, 2013 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Blessings of Easter to The Wild Geese ... Worldwide

Illustration by Maryann Tracy

Beannachtaí Na Cásca Ort!

Happy Easter!

From Your Friends at The (New) Wild Geese…
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Added by The Wild Geese on March 30, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

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