John Anthony Brennan
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Rosemary Hayes commented on John Anthony Brennan's blog post A Brief History of Poetry in Ireland
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Don Bates commented on John Anthony Brennan's blog post A Brief History of Poetry in Ireland
"I just put a link to your brief history of Irish poetry on the W.B. Yeats Society of New York's Facebook page. I'm a sharer, too. Thank you for what you do."
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Annie Russell: A Flower from Sweet Strabane

In school, if you ever looked at images of the surface of the Sun you would have seen what appeared to be dark areas dotted across the surface. These anomalies are known as sunspots and appear dark because they are cooler than other parts of the Sun’s surface. Occasionally you would also have seen huge explosions which we call ‘solar flares.’ These flares are a sudden…See More
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Annie Russell: A Flower from Sweet Strabane

In school, if you ever looked at images of the surface of the Sun you would have seen what appeared to be dark areas dotted across the surface. These anomalies are known as sunspots and appear dark because they are cooler than other parts of the Sun’s surface. Occasionally you would also have seen huge explosions which we call ‘solar flares.’ These flares are a sudden…See More
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John Anthony Brennan commented on John Anthony Brennan's blog post The Green Valley
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Rosemary Hayes commented on John Anthony Brennan's blog post The Green Valley
"With each reading you discover something different.It's a lovely poem John .."
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The Poet

Posted on April 2, 2021 at 3:00pm 13 Comments

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…

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Annie Russell: A Flower from Sweet Strabane

Posted on March 31, 2021 at 1:00pm 0 Comments

In school, if you ever looked at images of the surface of the Sun you would have seen what appeared to be dark areas dotted across the surface. These anomalies are known as sunspots and appear dark because they are cooler than other parts of the Sun’s surface.…

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The Green Valley

Posted on March 20, 2021 at 8:00pm 9 Comments

I've been down in the green valley, the holy place.

The one where the pagan and saint walk the
blessed earth yet still, in silent mystic. The one…
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The Great Assembly at Tara (Part 1)

Posted on March 2, 2021 at 1:00pm 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…

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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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