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The Confederate Monument Issue: Is It Pride or Prejudice?

They have called us Rebels and Traitors,

But themselves have thrown off that name of late;

They were called it by the English Invaders,

At home—in the year of "Ninety-Eight ..."

-- from "Kelly’s Irish Brigade"…

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Added by Joe Gannon on September 26, 2017 at 9:00pm — 3 Comments

Disquieting Kiss: Embracing the Blue, Gray and Green

The Irish green shall again be seen

     As our Irish fathers bore it,

A burning wind from the South behind,

     and the Yankee rout before it! 

              -- From the Civil War anthem 'Song for the Irish Brigade'…

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Added by The Wild Geese on September 26, 2017 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Suburban New York County Plans Memorial to 1916 Rising

A coalition of Irish American groups in New York's Suffolk County have joined in a campaign to raise funds for a memorial to the 1916 Easter Rising.

Members of the local chapter of the Ancient Order of Hibernians, the Emerald Societies of…

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Added by Michael Quane on August 11, 2015 at 7:00pm — 1 Comment

Druids, Bishops, Saints, Gods and Revolutionaries

Not many people know about Uisneach but it really is a special place. Situated in the very centre of the island of Ireland, in County Westmeath, it has been referred to as the navel of Ireland. At its centre is Aill na Míreann (the stone of the divisions, seen above) and this…

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Added by Eoin Mac Lochlainn on February 4, 2015 at 3:30am — No Comments

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