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“The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated.”In 1897, Mark Twain was reported to have made this famous statement upon being confronted with his obituary by a reporter in London. Francis O'Neill, a few years later as Chicago police chief, had a similar experience. He…See More
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The Day 'The Chief' Was Assassinated

“The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated.”In 1897, Mark Twain was reported to have made this famous statement upon being confronted with his obituary by a reporter in London. Francis O'Neill, a few years later as Chicago police chief, had a similar experience. He…See More
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The Tragedy of Tralibane Bridge

Down the hill from Francis O'Neill's homeplace of Tralibane, County Cork, is an 18th century stone bridge. If you closely read O'Neill's work, Tralibane bridge turns out to be personally very important to him, as a place and a tune. He wrote about the spot a number of times, particularly the "Pattern Dances" the community held there. No doubt this experience at a young age fostered his love of the music.Photo top: Tralibane Bridge, County…See More
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The Tragedy of Tralibane Bridge

Down the hill from Francis O'Neill's homeplace of Tralibane, County Cork, is an 18th century stone bridge. If you closely read O'Neill's work, Tralibane bridge turns out to be personally very important to him, as a place and a tune. He wrote about the spot a number of times, particularly the "Pattern Dances" the community held there. No doubt this experience at a young age fostered his love of the music.Photo top: Tralibane Bridge, County…See More
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The Day 'The Chief' Was Assassinated

Posted on August 19, 2019 at 4:00pm 0 Comments



“The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated.”

In 1897, Mark Twain was reported to have made this famous statement upon being confronted with his obituary by a reporter in London.…

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The Tragedy of Tralibane Bridge

Posted on July 28, 2019 at 1:30pm 1 Comment

Tralibane Bridge, County Cork

Down the hill from Francis O'Neill's homeplace of Tralibane, County Cork, is an 18th century stone bridge. If you closely read O'Neill's work, Tralibane bridge turns out to be personally very important to him, as a place and a tune. He wrote about the spot a number of times, particularly the "Pattern Dances" the community held there. No doubt this experience at a…

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