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Fr. Sylvester Malone: Famed for Love of America and Ecumenicism

When Fr. Sylvester Malone died Dec. 29, 1899, almost at the very end of the century, it signaled the end of an era not only for the Catholic community  in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, but also for the entire neighborhood. A beloved and respected figure among all local residents, Fr. Malone (pictured left) had been an outspoken voice for the many ideals that defined his life…See More
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Fin Dwyer: Irish Podcaster with Worldwide Fan Base

As a historian, I attend many historical lectures, book readings and walking tours, but notice that sadly few young people seem to be interested in the past. That is why the success of Kilkenny’s Fin Dwyer’s podcasts with people of all ages is even more impressive.I recently heard Fin speak to a packed house at the American Irish Historical…See More
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Fr. Sylvester Malone: Famed for Love of America and Ecumenicism

Posted on April 7, 2019 at 8:30pm 0 Comments

When Fr. Sylvester Malone died Dec. 29, 1899, almost at the very end of the century, it signaled the end of an era not only for the Catholic community  in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, but also for the entire neighborhood. A beloved and respected figure among all local residents, Fr. Malone (pictured left) had…

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William Sampson: United Irishman and Protector of Religious Freedom in Precedent Setting New York Court Case

Posted on March 25, 2019 at 10:00pm 0 Comments

William Sampson is one of the most important Irish-Americans in the legal history of New York State, but sadly few remember his name or how this Protestant Irishman made an invaluable contribution both to the rights of Catholic New Yorkers and to the religious freedom of all New Yorkers. Sampson was born…

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Fin Dwyer: Irish Podcaster with Worldwide Fan Base

Posted on March 23, 2019 at 12:00pm 0 Comments

As a historian, I attend many historical lectures, book readings and walking tours, but notice that sadly few young people seem to be interested in the past. That is why the success of Kilkenny’s Fin Dwyer’s podcasts with people of all ages is even more impressive.

I…

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'Wild Bill' Donovan -- Irish-American War Hero and CIA Founder

Posted on March 17, 2019 at 9:30am 0 Comments

Among “Wild Bill “ Donovan’s many fascinating friends was Ian Fleming, creator of James Bond, the fictional, globe trotting superspy. Donovan’s real-life feats, however, surpassed even Bond’s wildest exploits.

Perhaps no other Irish-American served his country more daringly, yet Donovan’s largely…

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At 7:09pm on January 5, 2017, Sarah Nagle said…


A belated welcome from the S.F. Bay Area....

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