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'Taste of Home / Sapore di Casa' Survey for Italian and Irish Abroad

We have designed with Lucia Galasso, on the road to the next San Patrizio Livorno Festival, a survey for Italian and Irish people living ab…

Started by Italish Magazine in EventsLatest Reply


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What Irish Christmas Traditions Do You Recall or Hand Down?

Wrenboys on St. Stephen's Day in Dingle, Ireland.

Started by Nollaig 2016 in Wild Geese AnnouncementsLatest Reply

The Meaning of the Poppy

Here is a copy of the letter written by a Wigan soccer player to his club's owner on why he is not wearing the poppy on his uniform. What s…

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Our Irish Ancestors in the American Civil War

With the 150th anniversary of the battle at Gettysburg upon us, I was thinking about how many (if not most) Irish-Americans would have at l…

Started by Ryan O'Rourke in Genealogy

9 Oct 9
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'Taste of Home / Sapore di Casa' Survey for Italian and Irish Abroad

We have designed with Lucia Galasso, on the road to the next San Patrizio Livorno Festival, a survey for Italian and Irish people living ab…

Started by Italish Magazine in Events

0 Sep 16

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Chance National Library of Israel Discovery: Ireland's 1st Chief Rabbi Rescue of Holocaust Survivors

A recent acquisition of personal archives of the well-known Jerusalem attorney Alexander Amdur includes documents of Rabbi Yitzhak Halevi…

Started by Valerie Lapin Ganley in Irish in World History

0 Sep 10

Thank you The Wild Geese Team!

Sincere thanks to The Wild Geese team for featuring my poem and article today! I have shared my thanks along with the front page link via s…

Started by Anne Casey in Wild Geese Announcements

0 Aug 17

Rare book

Have fragile very old book brought over by my grandad to states 1866, been in our fam forever. Written in ancient Gaelic, no one seems to b…

Started by Nan Finnegan McCabe in Wild Geese Announcements

0 Aug 10

'The Great Hunger': Famine or Genocide?

I took a course at an American university called "Genocides and Crimes Against Humanity."  We discussed many world events and sometimes st…

Started by Kelly O'Rourke in Irish in World History

39 Aug 4
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I wonder if someone would tell me if my assumptions are right or wrong.

I find myself trying to find some nugget of information in Ireland that might lead back to my 2x great grandfather, Michael Egan b. between…

Started by Mary Egan in Genealogy

3 Jul 19
Reply by Austin Rock (Mhic ConCharraige)

Welcome to the Flock!

 Please use this thread to introduce yourself to your fellow Wild Geese. In particular, we would love to hear your Irish story. What are yo…

Started by The Wild Geese in Wild Geese Announcements

306 May 31
Reply by Ron Redmond

Portlaoise (formerly Maryborough) in County Laois (formerly Queen's County)

I live in Portlaoise (formerly Maryborough) and while I cannot provide a Genealogy service, I can advise people on aspects of our town's hi…

Started by Sean O Duinn in Wild Geese Announcements

1 May 21
Reply by Josh Cole

Irish to Jamaica

Here's the descent:  James Matthew Rankin, born in Tyrone, County Galway, somehow got to Jamaica.  There he married Rachel Maria and had a…

Started by Gene R Rankin in Wild Geese Announcements

0 Mar 19

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