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The Great Assembly at Tara (Part 4 of 4)

In the last week of July 431 A.D., Patricius left his residence at Ard Mhacha and traveled with his retinue south toward the kingdom of Midhe. He had been summoned, by royal decree, to a meeting with the reigning monarch, king Laoghaire…

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Added by John Anthony Brennan on April 1, 2017 at 9:00pm — 10 Comments

Now Comes the Spring -- 'Anois Teacht An Earraigh'

Once St. Brigid's Day has passed, our thoughts turn to the arrival of Spring . . .

I was reminded of what little credit I give sometimes Ireland's forgotten writers and poets, especially those who wrote in…

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Added by Brian Nolan on February 1, 2016 at 5:00am — 3 Comments


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Center for Irish Music in St. Paul Celebrates 10 Years with Éigse: A Gaela Event

On Saturday, February 22, the Center for Irish music celebrated 10 years of handing down the tradition at its annual Éigse: A Gaela Event at the Celtic Junction in St. Paul, MN. This celebration is the yearly benefit for the…

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Added by Mark Connor on March 3, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

The Best Irish Teeshirts to Wear on Saint Patrick's Day (if you want to impress an Irish person)

By Niall McArdle

Posted at my blog silence cunning exile ... maple syrup this morning:

Avoid the awful 'kiss me, i'm…

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Added by Niall McArdle on February 20, 2014 at 11:17am — No Comments

The Night of the Big Wind - St. Stephen's Day 2013

'Oiche na Gaoithe Moire' - The night of the big wind! That phrase usually refers to one of the most devastating hurricanes that ever hit Ireland, which made land during the night of Little…

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Added by Brian Nolan on December 27, 2013 at 7:00am — 16 Comments

Who Really Discovered America?

 

On the Galway's Horrible Histories Walk, I weave the Brendan Voyage tale into the stories I tell, explaining how in 929 AD the Vikings raided the Priory Abbey of Annaghdown, 4 miles up the Corrib River from Galway city, which was founded by…

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Added by Brian Nolan on November 27, 2013 at 8:30am — 4 Comments

Beannachtaí na Féile Pádraig ort! From the (new) Wild Geese

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(Illustration by Kevin Gleeson / Verse author unknown)…



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Added by The Wild Geese on March 17, 2013 at 5:34pm — No Comments

Irish History Site Celebrates Relaunch with On-Line Event

The (New) Wild Geese Debuts Sat., Mar. 9…

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Added by The Wild Geese on March 2, 2013 at 2:00pm — 6 Comments

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