Latest Videos - The Wild Geese 2017-05-23T12:40:48Z http://thewildgeese.irish/video/video/rss?xn_auth=no Iredand's Alcatraz - The prison of Spike Island tag:thewildgeese.irish,2017-05-21:6442157:Video:217410 2017-05-21T17:10:32.621Z Joe Gannon http://thewildgeese.irish/profile/JoeGannon <a href="http://thewildgeese.irish/video/iredand-s-alcatraz-the-prison-of-spike-island"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="180" src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/ItQx*QGU8R7dnLSin5M0Lz3O7HLoZK9rrqvqNtKM-vdXIoFUWIIMxDqO*ITzoSpK8gUAFuHKiuntzEdbsEkYEnm5RxStnLKh/1286864243.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>RTÉ's Colm Flynn visits the notorious 'Spike Island' prison just off the coast of Cobh in Co. Cork. In the last 1300 years Spike Island has been host to a… <a href="http://thewildgeese.irish/video/iredand-s-alcatraz-the-prison-of-spike-island"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/ItQx*QGU8R7dnLSin5M0Lz3O7HLoZK9rrqvqNtKM-vdXIoFUWIIMxDqO*ITzoSpK8gUAFuHKiuntzEdbsEkYEnm5RxStnLKh/1286864243.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />RTÉ's Colm Flynn visits the notorious 'Spike Island' prison just off the coast of Cobh in Co. Cork. In the last 1300 years Spike Island has been host to a 6t... "Harp and Eagle: Irish-American Volunteers and the Union Army, 1861-1865" by Dr. Susannah J. Ural tag:thewildgeese.irish,2017-04-26:6442157:Video:216165 2017-04-26T18:52:02.465Z Joe Gannon http://thewildgeese.irish/profile/JoeGannon <a href="http://thewildgeese.irish/video/harp-and-eagle-irish-american-volunteers-and-the-union-army-1861"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="180" src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/DfCm7EeUxj6MA2C6ZTXOrxyiZq3vjWfS-O10CAcEIRoT0p5wsN5vF0g8wPwf5rF2XHL*vO-nvvo--A1tR*CjfOCN1tCgp1iX/1272390642.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>On the eve of the Civil War, the Irish were one of America's largest ethnic groups, and approximately 150,000 fought for the Union. Analyzing letters and diaries written by soldiers and civilians; military, church, and diplomatic records; and community newspapers, Susannah Ural Bruce significantly expands the story of Irish-American Catholics in… <a href="http://thewildgeese.irish/video/harp-and-eagle-irish-american-volunteers-and-the-union-army-1861"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/DfCm7EeUxj6MA2C6ZTXOrxyiZq3vjWfS-O10CAcEIRoT0p5wsN5vF0g8wPwf5rF2XHL*vO-nvvo--A1tR*CjfOCN1tCgp1iX/1272390642.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />On the eve of the Civil War, the Irish were one of America's largest ethnic groups, and approximately 150,000 fought for the Union. Analyzing letters and diaries written by soldiers and civilians; military, church, and diplomatic records; and community newspapers, Susannah Ural Bruce significantly expands the story of Irish-American Catholics in the Civil War, and reveals a complex picture of those who fought for the Union. The Easter Rising 1916 (real footage of aftermath) tag:thewildgeese.irish,2017-04-24:6442157:Video:216232 2017-04-24T15:41:46.892Z Joe Gannon http://thewildgeese.irish/profile/JoeGannon <a href="http://thewildgeese.irish/video/the-easter-rising-1916-real-footage-of-aftermath"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/PyPlrJLAwZclP5xshEp*zNCP6fp43*LvuKR4JgxHZRRZoVGhcKwkT4ZgzI4B4OZ8fCKAP*KDe3rbLrm9v6NT4BbJoE7fpC5n/1271548774.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />A video about the reasons for and the results of the Easter Rising in Dublin in 1916. Includes video of the aftermath. <a href="http://thewildgeese.irish/video/the-easter-rising-1916-real-footage-of-aftermath"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/PyPlrJLAwZclP5xshEp*zNCP6fp43*LvuKR4JgxHZRRZoVGhcKwkT4ZgzI4B4OZ8fCKAP*KDe3rbLrm9v6NT4BbJoE7fpC5n/1271548774.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />A video about the reasons for and the results of the Easter Rising in Dublin in 1916. Includes video of the aftermath. Spain and Ireland: The Flight of the Wild Geese tag:thewildgeese.irish,2017-04-15:6442157:Video:215929 2017-04-15T19:53:30.165Z The Wild Geese http://thewildgeese.irish/profile/TheWildGeese <a href="http://thewildgeese.irish/video/spain-and-ireland-the-flight-of-the-wild-geese"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/-kyT3FDU5jf*6Nma6PgS15i0MKWLffJS2NmIaHUoBwvYI-7d7GjIaM6OZ2UnNc5ZbWAYN3T-0siap*yPT4fKpDhc4npd*Cd1/1268223585.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />A short documentary by Christian Anthony Gonzalez on the long and complex history between Spain and Ireland. <a href="http://thewildgeese.irish/video/spain-and-ireland-the-flight-of-the-wild-geese"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/-kyT3FDU5jf*6Nma6PgS15i0MKWLffJS2NmIaHUoBwvYI-7d7GjIaM6OZ2UnNc5ZbWAYN3T-0siap*yPT4fKpDhc4npd*Cd1/1268223585.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />A short documentary by Christian Anthony Gonzalez on the long and complex history between Spain and Ireland. The Irish and France: Three centuries of military history - The Wild Geese Soldiers & Heroes tag:thewildgeese.irish,2017-04-15:6442157:Video:215693 2017-04-15T19:44:02.250Z The Wild Geese http://thewildgeese.irish/profile/TheWildGeese <a href="http://thewildgeese.irish/video/the-irish-and-france-three-centuries-of-military-history-the-wild"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="180" src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/-kyT3FDU5jcWZM7UfJ48VmXcDFzHX1BEyebk47wPMGWlu2C9KEiS0encgZREZBb6emBCGSgYJplVG699cL0avnUI3ADfNEqs/1268221110.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br><a href="http://www.twgisah.com">http://www.twgisah.com</a> For hundreds of years, Irish soldiers have sought their destiny abroad. Wherever they travelled, whichever side of the battlefield… <a href="http://thewildgeese.irish/video/the-irish-and-france-three-centuries-of-military-history-the-wild"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/-kyT3FDU5jcWZM7UfJ48VmXcDFzHX1BEyebk47wPMGWlu2C9KEiS0encgZREZBb6emBCGSgYJplVG699cL0avnUI3ADfNEqs/1268221110.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br /><a href="http://www.twgisah.com">http://www.twgisah.com</a> For hundreds of years, Irish soldiers have sought their destiny abroad. Wherever they travelled, whichever side of the battlefield the...