John Anthony Brennan
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"He served as a bishop in Scotland for 20 years."
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"Palladius was banished by the King of Leinster and that's how Patrick took over."
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" As always  you have a way of jumping out at me with your writings, and I find that I always have to read them... So I have  done some digging about  Palladus , who was sent to Ireland By Pope Celestine 430 AD.. .. Wanting…"
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The History Behind Lughnasa

At the Ould Lammas Fair boys were you ever there Were you ever at the Fair In Ballycastle-O? Did you treat your Mary Ann To some Dulse and Yellow Man At the Ould Lammas Fair in Ballycastle-O!Those lines from John Henry McCauley’s famous ballad tell the story of a festival that is held…See More
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The Poet

On Easter Monday 1916 one of the most important events in the long, tortuous history of Ireland took place. The event, so shocking and bold, is still debated and analysed until this very day. This is a personal tribute to that  handful of dreamers and visionaries, the brave men and women of Ireland, the poet and the grocer, the tobacconist and the piper, the counter clerk…See More
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The Poet

On Easter Monday 1916 one of the most important events in the long, tortuous history of Ireland took place. The event, so shocking and bold, is still debated and analysed until this very day. This is a personal tribute to that  handful of dreamers and visionaries, the brave men and women of Ireland, the poet and the grocer, the tobacconist and the piper, the counter clerk…See More
Apr 21, 2019

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The Great Assembly at Tara (Part 4 of 4)

Posted on March 16, 2020 at 10:53am 10 Comments

In the last week of July 431 A.D., Patricius left his residence at Ard Mhacha and traveled with his retinue south toward the kingdom of Midhe. He had been summoned, by royal decree, to a meeting with the reigning monarch, king Laoghaire Mac Neill at the court at Tara. His journey would take him along the…

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The Great Assembly at Tara (Part 3)

Posted on March 12, 2020 at 12:27pm 3 Comments

In the Great Hall, the attendees had begun to arrive and take their seats. King Laoghaire, already seated in his royal chair in the middle of the hall, was surrounded by his ten hand-picked individuals who attended him at all times and included a “high ranking Nobleman to be his companion; a Brehon judge to deliver and…

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The Great Assembly at Tara (Part 2)

Posted on March 8, 2020 at 4:11pm 10 Comments

Druid Lochra’s prophecy: 

"A tailcenn (baldhead) will come over the raging sea, with his perforated garments, his crook-headed staff, with his table (altar) at the east end of his house, and all the people will answer 'Amen! Amen!"

Soon after Laoghaire Mac Neill's…

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The Great Assembly at Tara (Part 1)

Posted on March 2, 2020 at 1:30pm 10 Comments

March is traditionally known as Irish Heritage month and this is highlighted on March 17th. with large parades in many towns and cities around the world. The parades are held in honor of a unique individual named Patricius, a roman Briton, taken with his two sisters as hostages to Ireland by one of Ireland's greatest warrior…

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At 10:20am on October 2, 2014, Seathrun said…

Hi John. Just out of the cot and heading out to work. Am a bit further North than you (NH) and the leaves are turning.

Regards

Seathrun

At 7:20pm on September 10, 2015,
Founding Member
John M. Walsh
said…

John, 

My world is enriched by having you as a Wild Geese friend.  Thanks for the invitation.

John Walsh

At 7:45pm on September 10, 2015, John Anthony Brennan said…

You are too kind John......See you soon.

At 2:53pm on October 17, 2016, ed o'toole said…

Even with having two male names it is hard to believe he is not a middle-aged woman with excess wrinkles.

I could not read his stuff, as it too hard to take him/her/it seriously.

At 9:09pm on October 17, 2016, John Anthony Brennan said…

Could you clarify whom you are addressing ed o'toole? Your comment is a bit vague 

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