Can you imagine how hard…Continue
The story of Kitty Kiernan and Michael Collins evokes ancient themes from Greek or Shakespearean tragedy, and also reminds us that “It’s Complicated” applied to relationships long before the internet…Continue
Gráinne is the daughter of Cormac mac Art, High King of Ireland. She is betrothed to Fionn mac Cumhail, the leader of the Fianna, who, while still a mighty warrior, was at this time getting old. The famous chiefs of the…Continue
Added by Finbarr O'Regan on January 30, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments
I don’t know what to make of this story, a great adventure of pre-Christian Ireland. There are many variants…Continue
So you have always told your wide-eyed, disbelieving grand-children that those scratchy 78's you have carefully stored in the attic would some day be worth money, y'know, the ones that you have been collecting for years at…Continue
Click on image for a larger view.
Added by The Wild Geese on January 29, 2014 at 2:30am — No Comments
The bold Robert…Continue
Added by Mike McCormack on January 28, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments
In ancient Rome, February 14th was a holiday to honor Juno –…Continue
Added by Mike McCormack on January 28, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments
William Deans was a Dublin deep-sea docker. While talking with someone who knew him, he told me he had an 'independent streak.' Originally from Sir John Rogerson's Quay, he and his family moved to Foley…Continue
Added by kelly Cunningham on January 26, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments
|Library of Congress
Simón Bolívar, the South American revolutionary who inspired Thomas Charles Wright.
LUAIN -- On…Continue
Added by The Wild Geese on January 25, 2014 at 6:30pm — No Comments
We hope you enjoy the above video which was broadcast LIVE here at …Continue
My love for stories started with my Uncle Jack Fallon and the stories I heard as a child growing up in Co. Westmeath in the 1940s and 50s. My Uncle Jack was not a "trained" storyteller, but he had a wonderful ability…Continue
In this, the Year of the Horse, I am becoming more and more disheartened by the news stories and social media postings of various Animal rescues of Ireland with whom I am associated. There seems to be an epidemic of sorts. Horses left to…Continue
Do you not find it to be a bit insulting to have the Irish alway characterized as brawling stiffs and drunkards?