Love Ireland? Enter the Love Your Irish County Multi-Media Contest Share your stories of the Irish Diaspora. Share your stories of the Irish Counties. So... how do you enter? Easy... if you aren’t already a member of http://thewildgeese.irish/ join (its free & very user-friendly!) Go to the Count D…
A place to talk about Irish authors and literature.
Irish Horses ~ Connemara, Cobb, Gypsy, Quarter Horse or Thorobred This is a group for those who love them and honor their place in the Tapestry that is IrelandGer has asked me to create this space to promote the Horses of IrelandAnything horse related is welcomed... I'll be posting links for some o…
A members' group for anyone with ancestors from County Leitrim.
When the Continental Congress called for Americans to rise up to form a new nation, the Irish answered that call.
From the very first explorations of the west with Lewis & Clark, through to the time when the frontier shifted from the lower states up to Alaska, the Irish have always been there playing their part that western migration and the building of a new nation. Here are some of their stories.
A place to discuss the men and women who took on the British Empire, and in spite of the incredible odds against them ... won. Photo to the left is the monument at the site of the Carrowkennedy Ambush in Co. Mayo.
Use "El Velorio" - 'The Wake' - by Puerto Rican impressionist artist Francisco Oller.
Would you let your brother serve 20 years in prison for a crime you committed? Would you serve 20 years in prison for his? What are the limits of love -- or hate -- between family members? How much can we learn from the remove of nearly 90 years about the trials and tribulations of Tom and Yerkie…
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Dedicated to the education of Irish Gaelic (Gaeilge), this group is intended to provide interactive Irish Gaelic computer games at no additional cost. Every couple of months a new game will be available for download. All that is required is a PC, internet connection, and Chrome internet browser. If…
The Historia project is concerned with devotion to Irish saints in the medieval liturgy. At its core is a remarkable and little known repertory of chants which were specially composed for singing at the Divine Office on their respective feastdays. They survive today in manuscripts preserved in libr…
You've heard of the Fighting Irish. But what about the Writing Irish? This group is for Wild Geese members who like to read, write, talk about writing, or er, write about writing. Also a place to discuss writers from Ireland or the Diaspora.
A group for the sharing, discussion, examination, and study of the history of the Irish at war and in military service in Ireland and anywhere else.
Wanderlust. . . . It’s part of the Irish experience. Maybe it’s even in the DNA. But from the voyages of St. Brendan, through the exile of the earls, to the many waves of emigration, up to today’s globetrotting expats and tourists, the penchant for the Irish to want to see the world beyond is well …
A place to share and swap lyrics of songs about Ireland and the Irish (at home or abroad).
This is a place to recognize the impact in Cuba of Irish, Irish-Spanish, and Irish-Americans from the 17th to 20th centuries. It also is a place to recognize the impact of Cubans on the Irish in New York, including Father Felix Varela and the father of President Eamon de Valera. Finally, let us c…
By 1870, Rhode Island had one of the largest percentages of Irish living in its cities and towns of any state in the Union. If you share that heritage, or have stories, we need to talk.
Ah, the bright lights, the skirl of the bagpipes, the constant procession of Irish cultural events and diversions — all in the greatest Irish city in the world. . . . Come join The Wild Geese in New York City as we pursue and engage Irish culture throughout the metropolis’ byways and boreens. Many …