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Started this discussion. Last reply by Josh Cole Aug 4, 2019. 39 Replies 9 Likes
I took a course at an American university called "Genocides and Crimes Against Humanity." …Continue
Tags: The Great Hunger, An Gorta Mor, Famine
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How much do you really want to know about your family history? What if you discover an…Continue
Tags: Genealogy, American Civil-War, slavery, ancestry, Obama
Started this discussion. Last reply by Nollaig 2016 Nov 2, 2016. 79 Replies 4 Likes
I have had several conversations recently about Irish neutrality during WWII. I am curious…Continue
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He's bringing Behan back?Justin Timberlake, with help from Marcus Mumford, has recorded a version of "The Auld Triangle" to be used in a new Cohen brothers film called Inside Lwelyn Davis.The song…Continue
Tags: Luke Kelly, Dubliners, Trad, Traditional, Music
Posted on May 5, 2015 at 4:00am 0 Comments 4 Likes
The Fadden More Psalter, a book of psalms as old as the Book of Kells, was found by turf cutters in a Tipperary bog in 2006. It is written in Latin and includes illuminated letters and other decoration. Dr. Eamonn Kelly and his team at The National Museum of Ireland dated the book to around 800 AD, and spent five years restoring it.
The find was very exciting to Irish…Continue
Posted on May 4, 2015 at 3:30pm 3 Comments 4 Likes
Turf cutters have unearthed more than home heating fuel from Ireland's bogs. Bog bodies - naturally preserved human remains - are a fascinating study. The chemical composition of the bog has antibiotic properties which kill the bacteria that would normally break down the flesh. The…Continue
Posted on February 7, 2015 at 2:30pm 1 Comment 7 Likes
Make your own Valentine card with an Irish twist!
I think that shamrocks and hearts play very nicely with each other as design elements. What do you say?…Continue
Posted on January 5, 2015 at 6:30am 9 Comments 7 Likes
Alright, lads. Your lady is out celebrating Nollaig na mBan (Women’s Christmas) with her girlfriends. Traditionally, this is your turn to take on a larger share of the household chores. Here are a…Continue
Kelly, I'm pleased we can incorporate your insights and passion in our community. Failte!
Kelly, we are delighted to feature you on WG, an bring this overdue attention to your contributions to our growing community. Ger
Céad míle fáilte romhat to my campfire Kelly. Well I have enjoyed your contributions. I look forward to getting to know you more as we go along
Thank you! Actually my surname is supposed to have a "u" in it but for unknown reasons it was omitted by my great-grandfather in the late 1800's. We had so much trouble with genealogical searches until we discovered the error!
Glad to meet you!
Hello Ms. O'Rourke, it's a pleasure to meet you.
You might like to come to some of our heritage talks in Oranmore for inspiration. Our last one was about Irish soldiers in the British Army during world war 1. Website has to be updated but see www.oranmoreheritage.org
Hi Kelly, sorry for delay in accepting friend request. I always forget to visit this great place!
Thanks Kelly,looking foward to great discussions on Ireland and what ever comes around.........
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