The shrine of St. Valentine is found at the beautiful Whitefriar Street Church, Dublin, Ireland.
Fr. John Spratt was an Irish Carmelite and a well-known preacher, who worked among the poor in the Liberties in Dublin, Ireland. He…Continue
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14th February is Valentine’s Day, but how did it all start?…Continue
Italian culture is strong -- endearingly strong. I wouldn't want it any other way, because Italians do many things right. Food, coffee, art, family ... the list could be a rather lengthy one. So when a small bit of…Continue
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In his biography, 'The Great O'Neill', Seán Ó Faoláin portrays the exile O'Neill's last days in Rome as a period of despair and disillusionment.
This really was not how it was supposed to end. In…Continue
Ready for a somewhat obscure bit of celebratory news? Did you know the Italian community in Ireland (and especially Dublin) has a long, proud history of operating some of the most established fish & chips restaurants in the country? Yes, indeed! In fact, the involvement of Italian immigrants in…Continue
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Italian writer and editor Massimiliano Roveri is driven, and, in a sense, adrift, as a storyteller who has found himself 1,300 miles from Ireland, the country that inspires him most. Roveri, 43, based in the central Italian province of Tuscany, has…Continue
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