All Blog Posts Tagged 'Law' (7)

Thomas Addis Emmet: Twice a Rebel

Today we remember with pride the great Irish patriot Robert Emmet, who led an Irish rebellion that occurred 23 July 1803, 214 years ago today. Robert Emmet had an equally patriotic brother who took part in, not one, but two rebellions. Here is his fascinating story…

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Added by John Anthony Brennan on July 23, 2017 at 7:30pm — 4 Comments


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Mayo Native William E. Shannon - U.S. Soldier, Attorney, Leader, Abolitionist

William E. Shannon (c 1821-November 3, 1850) was Born in Ballina, County Mayo, Ireland.  He passed the New York State Bar, was commissioned as a captain in the New York Volunteers, and given command of Company J.  He arrived in San…

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Added by Nollaig 2016 on November 2, 2016 at 9:00pm — No Comments

The Honor Price in Brehon Law

Early Irish society was hierarchical and divided into numerous ranks.  A person’s rank was determined by his material wealth.  As a person’s fortunes changed, his rank in society…

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Added by Catherine Duggan on November 23, 2014 at 7:00pm — 5 Comments

Divorce Celtic Style

One Celtic custom that survived the conversion of Ireland to Christianity was divorce. Ancient Irish law, written in the seventh century, and known as Brehon Law, set forth…

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Added by Catherine Duggan on September 17, 2014 at 6:00pm — 2 Comments


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Lost Laws of Ireland: The Brehon Laws

A casual observer may have thought the crystal chandelier in the parlor room of the American Irish Historical Society building on 5th Avenue gave off the brilliance in the room on…

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Added by John M. Walsh on May 2, 2014 at 5:00pm — 2 Comments

NYC Turn-of-the-Century Gangs (Irish and Others)

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Originally posted at ArtOfNeed blog for the Auld Irishtown Trilogy

By Eamon Loingsigh

Well, I’ve finally turned in the manuscript and in a month or so, I’ll hear back from Three Rooms Press concerning any edits considered.

The last few weeks, I tried to…

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Added by Eamon Loingsigh on June 19, 2013 at 9:00pm — 3 Comments

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