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This Week in the History of the Irish: November 27 - December 3

MÁIRT -- On November 29, 1895, Denny Lane (left), author and poet, and member of the revolutionary Young Ireland party, died in Cork. Lane was born in Riverstown, near Glanmire in County Cork, in 1818. Denny attended Trinity College, Dublin. While a student…

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AMERICA'S FIRST SUPERSTAR

A TV documentary on the St. Louis World Fair mentioned how John Philip Sousa and his band dominated the entertainment, which included a young John McCormack singing at the Irish Pavilion. It brought to mind a forgotten era when American superstars were not individuals with a current hit record but band leaders – people with the ability to not only play, but…

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Added by Mike McCormack on November 26, 2022 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Giving Thanks With Cranberry-Walnut Chutney!

As we celebrate Thanksgiving this week, we give thanks, hopefully, for our many blessings, family, and friends. As we gather around the holiday table, with the centerpiece being that luscious big bird, don’t forget the cranberries — sauce,…

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Added by Margaret M. Johnson on November 21, 2022 at 1:00pm — No Comments

This Week in the History of the Irish: November 20 - November 26

DOMHNAIGH -- On the morning of Nov. 20, 1917, the 16th Irish Division of the British army assaulted an area of the German lines known as "Tunnel Trench," named for an elaborate tunnel system that ran along it. The attack was meant as a diversion for the main attack,…

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Added by The Wild Geese on November 19, 2022 at 4:22pm — No Comments

Who remembers 11/22/63 ?

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Added by Daniel P Quinn on November 19, 2022 at 1:29pm — No Comments

An Irish-Italian Life in USA, Ireland, Rome and Milan.

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Added by Daniel P Quinn on November 18, 2022 at 7:48pm — No Comments

This Week in the History of the Irish: November 13 - November 19

CÉADAOIN -- On Nov. 16, 1814, Michael Kelly Lawler, general in the Union army during the American Civil War, was born in County Kildare, Ireland. Lawler emigrated to the United States with his family at just 2 years of age. His family moved from New York to Maryland, and finally to Gallatin…

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'Remember Mullaghast!'

The Pale (a word taken from the Latin meaning fence) was a strip of land along Ireland’s east coast, stretching from Dundalk, County Louth in the north to Dún Laoghaire, south of Dublin City. It was the base of English rule in Ireland since the Norman invasion of 1169. The Normans increasingly…

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Added by Mike McCormack on November 6, 2022 at 4:00pm — No Comments

This Week in the History of the Irish: November 6 - November 12

MÁIRT  -- On November 8, 1987, in one of the most widely condemned actions of the "Troubles," an IRA bomb killed 11 at the…

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Added by The Wild Geese on November 5, 2022 at 6:27pm — No Comments

Cheers to the Festive Season!

With Thanksgiving on the horizon and Christmas right behind, I bet you’ve noticed that panettone is starting to make its annual appearance. Even devoted Irish cooks have discovered this rich Italian Christmas cake that’s sold in…

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Added by Margaret M. Johnson on November 1, 2022 at 8:30am — No Comments

This Week in the History of the Irish: October 30 - November 5

DOMHNAIGH -- On Oct. 30, 1892, Eoin O'Duffy, revolutionary and organizer of the infamous Blueshirts, was born in Castleblayney, County Monaghan.

(Left: O'Duffy's Blueshirts rally in a Dublin cemetery,…

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An Irish-Italian Life in USA, Ireland, Rome and Milan.

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Added by Daniel P Quinn on October 22, 2022 at 8:10pm — No Comments

This Week in the History of the Irish: October 23 - October 29

DOMHNAIGH -- On October 23, 1641, implementing a plan by Rory O'More and led by Phelim O'Neill (right), the Irish rose up against the English. Their plan had called for the seizing of Dublin Castle on the 23rd along with a general uprising in the countryside, but the plot to capture the…

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Added by The Wild Geese on October 22, 2022 at 6:45pm — No Comments

This Week in the History of the Irish: October 16 - October 22

LUAIN -- On Oct. 17, 1803, nationalist politician and Young Irelander William Smith O'Brien was born in Dromoland, County Clare. O'Brien was educated…

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Added by The Wild Geese on October 15, 2022 at 2:39pm — No Comments

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Added by Daniel P Quinn on October 13, 2022 at 4:01pm — No Comments

This Week in the History of the Irish: October 9 - October 15

DOMHNAIGH -- On Oct. 9, 1779, members of Dillon's and Walsh's Regiments of the Irish Brigade of France took part in the Franco-American assault on Savannah,…

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Added by The Wild Geese on October 8, 2022 at 8:59pm — No Comments

Midshipman Henry Gray : The War of 1812 - Epic voyage of the USS Essex

Henry Gray was born in  Wexford, Ireland and was the oldest son of United Irishman Nicholas and Elinor Hughes Gray.…

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Added by Don Gray on October 4, 2022 at 10:03am — No Comments

This Week in the History of the Irish: October 2 - October 8

LUAIN -- On Oct. 3, 1691, the Treaty of Limerick was signed, ending the Williamite War in Ireland. It has been said that Irish history is something the Irish should never remember and the English should never forget, but the recollection of this treaty is another example of the opposite…

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Added by The Wild Geese on October 1, 2022 at 3:28pm — No Comments

Rivals Who Became Friends

On October 30, 1963, Cahirsiveen, County Kerry, Ireland, saw the largest outpouring of grief in more than a century as Monsignor Hugh O’Flaherty was laid to rest. Although born in County Cork, he grew up in Killarney, where his father was the steward of the old Killarney Golf Club. Hugh retired to…

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Added by Mike McCormack on October 1, 2022 at 2:00pm — No Comments


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Corkmen Capture Mallow Barracks

Dick Willis walked up to the Sheehan's farmhouse in Mourneabbey, County Cork, on the pleasant late summer afternoon of Sunday, September 26, 1920. Dick, a member of the Mallow Company of the Cork No. 2 (North) Brigade, could see numerous brigade members from the newly formed brigade…

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