John Anthony Brennan
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Gerry Regan liked John Anthony Brennan's blog post Birth of a New Language: Triumph Against all Odds.
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A Strange Encounter in St. Stephen's Green

During a nostalgic trip to Dublin City, Ireland in June 1971, I found myself in the delightful St. Stephen's Green, a welcome oasis in that bustling, cosmopolitan city. The park is sited not far from the Four Courts building, which sits on the north bank of the River Liffey, and the last bastion for those brave, but sadly, doomed rebels of the 1916 rebellion against…See More
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Gerry Regan commented on John Anthony Brennan's blog post A Strange Encounter.
"Sad news -- longtime WG member, supporter and contributing writer John Anthony Brennan died July 17, age 72. I only learned of his passing a few days ago from a Facebook post. A few of us have been discussing John's legacy…"
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Rosemary Hayes commented on John Anthony Brennan's blog post Birth of a New Language: Triumph Against all Odds.
"A heartwarming story of determination and intelligence despite great odds.Teachers can get it wrong. What joy to bring the written word to those who can finally join in the wonder of reading.Deeply moving."
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John Anthony Brennan's blog post was featured

Birth of a New Language: Triumph Against All Odds

One morning, in late summer, a young boy set off eagerly, on his journey of life. Brimming with excitement, his eyes shone with innocent anticipation. He was going to school for the first time! He was going to learn new and wondrous things! The boy had dreamt and looked forward to this day for as long as he could remember, And now, this day, the dream would come true.…See More
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A Strange Encounter in St. Stephen's Green

During a nostalgic trip to Dublin City, Ireland in June 1971, I found myself in the delightful St. Stephen's Green, a welcome oasis in that bustling, cosmopolitan city. The park is sited not far from the Four Courts building, which sits on the north bank of the River Liffey, and the last bastion for those brave, but sadly, doomed rebels of the 1916 rebellion against…See More
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John Anthony Brennan commented on John Anthony Brennan's blog post 'The Night Owls'
"Thank you Rosie."
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Rosemary Hayes commented on John Anthony Brennan's blog post 'The Night Owls'
" I am in awe of this poem.A fine tribute to your teachers. There is a brilliance about this poem.You’ve captured the atmosphere of the natural world and it’s like a painting . Few poems have a happy ending but I’m glad of…"
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Rosemary Hayes commented on John Anthony Brennan's blog post The Minstrel
"Third attempt . great story about the Irish DNA with regard to music in all forms.Paddy Moloney epitomises such a love of music and thanks for his contribution.. Thanks "
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Birth of a New Language: Triumph Against All Odds

Posted on June 16, 2022 at 8:30am 5 Comments

One morning, in late summer, a young boy set off eagerly, on his journey of life. Brimming with excitement, his eyes shone with innocent anticipation. He was going to school for the first time! He was going to learn new and wondrous things! The boy had dreamt and looked forward to this day for as long as he could remember, And…

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A Strange Encounter in St. Stephen's Green

Posted on June 9, 2022 at 9:30am 1 Comment

During a nostalgic trip to Dublin City, Ireland in June 1971, I found myself in the delightful St. Stephen's Green, a welcome oasis in that bustling, cosmopolitan city. The park is sited not far from the Four Courts building, which sits on the north bank of the River Liffey, and the last bastion…

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Beaufort: The Navan Native Who Charted the Oceans

Posted on May 27, 2022 at 12:16pm 11 Comments

In France, during the reign of King Henry IV (1589-1610), a series of recurring religious conflicts erupted and grew so violent they became known as the Wars of Religion. The war was between the ruling Catholics and a…

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The History of the Troscad: Requiem for Bobby

Posted on May 5, 2022 at 12:00am 11 Comments

On this day 5th May 1981 a daring political statement was made when a young man died while adhering to the ancient Irish Brehon law of “Troscad.” 

The phenomenon known as ‘troscad’ (translated as ‘hunger strike’) is nothing new in Irish society. It predates Christianity, which swept Ireland in the mid-5th…

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Comment Wall (5 comments)

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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