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Fifty People: One Question

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Slan Abhaile Seamus

Started Aug 30, 2013 0 Replies

I awoke to the sad news of the passing of Seamus Heaney...Slan abhaile kind soul...Your words are forever woven into the Tapestry of my life.This Poem was my introduction into the rhythm of your…Continue

What Makes a Pub Your Favorite?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Patrick Paddy Taylor Apr 12, 2014. 18 Replies

 In these tough economic times, Irish Pubs are starting to disappear across Ireland. One of…Continue

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Féile na Neantóg - Beltaine ~ May Day

A Blessed Nettlemas to all our members here.Nettlemas, the name the Irish gave to the eve prior to Féile na Neantóg or May 1. On Nettlemas night, boys walked in the streets stinging one another with nettles. We can for go that custom, I am thinking. Instead, shall we toast to the start of a new season, the half point between Spring equinox and Summer solstice.Light the bonfires, call on the…See More
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September 11, 2001 - Mary Fahl "The Dawning of the Day"

"Just beautiful, brings a tear to my eye"
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September 11, 2001 - Mary Fahl "The Dawning of the Day"

"Delightful song - thought provoking."
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September 11, 2001 - Mary Fahl "The Dawning of the Day"

This is an AMAZING song from an AMAZING artist...Mary Fahl. Dedicated to all who lost their lives that day, and their families still missing them.
Sep 10, 2021
Arlester Christian commented on Bit Devine's blog post Not All Celts Are Gaels
"Not heard back.  Any clarification forthcoming?"
Apr 12, 2020
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Happy Bealtaine from Bealtaine Cottage, Ireland

In the Celtic calendar, today, the first day of May, is celebrated as Bealtaine, meaning "Summer"...Happy Bealtaine to you and Blessings from Bealtaine Cottage . . .
Apr 9, 2020
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Arlester Christian commented on Bit Devine's blog post Not All Celts are Gaels
"Thanks for the informative article.  Your final lines however are a bit confounding. " There is no evident or proven link between the Celti of Classical sources and the people who now live in Scotland, Ireland, Mann, Wales,…"
Dec 22, 2019

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Hawkins' 'Own Native Land' a Merry Journey of Stories, Songs

Posted on March 21, 2016 at 2:30pm 0 Comments

Invite a seanchaí into your home . . . you will be glad that you did. With Jim Hawkins new CD, My Own Native Land: Stories and Songs of Ireland, that has never been easier. Hawkins’ debut album will carry you across the miles, over the waters and back in time.

When a colleague suggested that I review “My Own…


'Hell Town': 'Whites' Battle Over Irish Orphans in Arizona

Posted on September 1, 2015 at 11:00am 9 Comments

I was just reading through some articles on another site regarding the dark history of the Orphan Trains and their arrival in Arizona. In doing further research, I came across this amazing article written by Margaret Regan.

Here is the article in its entirety, reproduced here with her kind permission. It…


Byways & Backroads of Eire: A New Decade Begins

Posted on May 29, 2015 at 11:00am 0 Comments

Lovely Loophead ~ ©2011 C.E. Devine

Ten years! My how the time has flown, it seems like that was just a few months ago.

It all started quite unexpectedly. In autumn of 2005, I was approached by friends who…


His-Story of Irish Music - A Review of Larry Kirwan’s Latest Book

Posted on May 22, 2015 at 4:30pm 0 Comments

I was asked to write a review on the latest offering by Larry Kirwan, "A History of Irish Music."  As a scholar of Celtic music, I looked forward to reading his take on Irish music.  I will say that what I expected to read and what I read, whilst they meshed on some…


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At 8:09pm on March 21, 2013,
Founding Member
Nollaig 2016

Great Photos Bit.  We at Wild Geese love it when you share.  I see one of a Rag Tree.  When was your trip?  Belinda :)

At 3:50pm on March 22, 2013, Gerry Regan said…

Bit, how did you come to discover your passion for Ireland?

At 3:08pm on March 28, 2013,
Founding Member
Maryann Tracy


Would love to do a quick q & a with you in the chatroom. Tell me when  you are available.

Maryann Tracy

At 7:08pm on April 9, 2013, Mari Dickson said…

Ocooch Mountain Acres LLC, near Westby, WI.

There you go.....!!!  :) 

That would be the name of his farm (aka ranch in AZ), in Westby. No wonder I had never heard of this "mountain range". LOL

Mari :)

At 4:04pm on July 10, 2013, Rose Maurer said…

Hi Bit

I would be delighted to accept your friend request. Please guide me wrt how it works - similar to Face Book? 

Warmest regards

Rose Maurer

At 12:36pm on July 17, 2013, Sean Quinn Hood said…

Hello Bit

My name is Sean Hood I am the Historian for Div 17 Long Beach NY.

At 2:30am on July 23, 2013, Kent Williams said…

Hi Bit - The picture you are using, is it your parents? grandparents? It's wonderful!

At 4:10pm on July 25, 2013,
Bernie Joyce

Go raibh maith agat a Bhit.

At 9:31am on July 29, 2013, John M. Strathern said…

Bit, sorry it took me so long to respond. A variety of things occupied my life in the last several months. Will start following Wild Geese more closely.

At 4:07pm on August 3, 2013, annette counihan said…

come to lisdoonvarna sept 16  one week of great craic..dancing....inhaling the fresh air and maybe fall in LOVE ..if you have a LOVE spend the week loving eachother...:)

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