All Blog Posts Tagged 'family' (9)

Confronting the Dark Side of the Irish ‘Down Under’

Image: 'Falling' by Jane Theau (2017)

When I was asked to write a series of poems for an art exhibition in Australia earlier this year, I embarked on a dark voyage of…

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Added by Anne Casey on November 6, 2017 at 12:30am — 1 Comment

10 Father's Day Gifts Irish Dads will Love

Father’s Day falls on Sunday, June 15th this year! Haven’t got a special gift picked out yet? Here’s a list of presents that any Irish dad would love sent from the Emerald Isle.

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Added by The Irish Store on May 22, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Irish Family History with Celebrity Genealogist Megan Smolenyak

I so enjoyed my interviews and interactions with US Genealogist Megan Smolenyak I thought you might enjoy them too. Last year we transferred them from the old website. Below are the links to my articles as well a  a…

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Added by Alannah Ryane on March 13, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Ireland's 'The Gathering' Success Inspires Even More!

Ireland's worldwide invitation to the Irish diaspora to come home in the very ambitious and controversial countrywide event "The Gathering" has exceeded all expectations.  A…

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Added by Alannah Ryane on November 16, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Some of our Irish and Indian History

Hi my name is Stanley Garrett Hogan; I was born in Calcutta, India in 1946. I was the third child born to my mother and father. The eldest child a girl, Gloria died in early infancy at the tender age of 6 months, and then there was my older brother Geoffrey James Hogan who was born in Calcutta, in 1945. We were the fourth generation of Hogan’s to be born in India. I had a third brother Kenneth William Hogan, he was born in Australia. My father was Hubert “Sinclair” Hogan (it should have been…

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Added by Stanley Garrett Hogan on July 3, 2013 at 6:30pm — No Comments

3,000 Quakers Help the Irish During The Great Famine

By Susan Kimura



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Added by The Wild Geese on May 4, 2013 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Irish Custer Writer Discovers 7th Cavalry Ancestor!

The Curragh, County Kildare - It’s who you are. Your blood, your genes and, some would say, your personality, can be influenced by your ancestors, the family members that came before you. It should be essential knowledge…

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Added by The Wild Geese on April 30, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Latest Irish Genealogy Links From Megan Smolenyak

I grabbed some Irish-related links from Megan Smolenyak, one of the world's leading genealogists, posted in a recent newsletter.

From the Huffington…

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Added by Alannah Ryane on April 15, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

Poor Liverpool Orphan Re-invents as Irish!

My 'Irish' GGrandfather was not Irish at all!  I just discovered that my hunch that he deliberately hid his childhood turned out to be true and he did it by inventing an Irish background to camouflage everything about his parents poor Liverpool linage, but why did he choose to become Irish?  

I received my package from Bernardos Children's home on Thursday so I had time over the Easter Weekend to comb through the information and insert it all into my family tree. I couldn't pull my…

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Added by Alannah Ryane on April 1, 2013 at 12:00pm — 12 Comments

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