Born in Texas, mother's maiden name Hartt, extremely shy, had a genius IQ by age 11 of 147, starred in Flamingo Road, Pee Wee’s Big adventure, and Dallas?
She is a political activist very interested in science and has a large twitter…Continue
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Thomas Fitzsimons was born at Ballikilty, County Wexford, Ireland in October of 1741 to Anthony Fitzsymons in the mid-1750s. We know his mother's name was Jane, but we do not have a record of her maiden surname. Fitzsimons immigrated to Philadelphia where his father…Continue
The Garda take on the FDNY in a slugfest at the Garden -- in the first ever Pro/Am Boxing event to be held there --with an offer to fellow members of…Continue
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Seán Mac Diarmada (Sean MacDermott) is yet another one of the 1916 Easter Rising leaders who has remained in the historical shadow of other prominent leaders who have enjoyed iconic status in the history books. He has been described by some as one of the greatest of the…Continue
By guest blogger Constance Hall
Last November, a dream came true for me when I read about a knitting and craft tour that Irish Tourism had…Continue
P S Gilmore never felt that America was properly served by her anthem and so composed his own Anthem called Columbia based on the short history of this new country . In January and February 1880 he went on tour playing the anthem and measuring its popularity . Unfortunately typical of Gilmore , he had been to honest to history and mentioning the "Redman" in the first verse was not popular in 19th…
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Wild West Irish Tours on Irish radio, TV and newspapers!
Michael Regan-Waugh on Irish TV
We are grateful to IrishTV.ie, Clare FM radio, The Clare Champion, and Raidio Corca Baiscinn –…Continue
LAURA MCGLYNN SAYS she was disgusted to hear last week that Clare Daly’s bill is unlikely to pass through the Dáil. As a woman who has been through a termination for medical reasons, she fights passionately for better care for women in Ireland.
Has Ireland still not learned the lessons of the past-with regard to Pregnancy and supportive care
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“Mo Gobnat from Muscraige Mitaine, i.e. a sharp-beaked nun,
Ernaide is the name of the place in which she is.
Or Gobnat of Bairnech in Món Mór in the south of Ireland,
and of the race of Conaire she is; a virgin of Conaire’s race”
Note to the Félire Óengusso, tr. Whitley Stokes, p. 73
I have a new…Continue
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The video below, which I produced, spotlights my coffee-table book on Ireland, "Ireland in Word and Image," on sale at Amazon, Rizzoli Bookstore and Rizzoli…Continue
|Courtesy of Warflag.com
Flag similar to those carried by Irish regiments in Spanish service.…
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Bray, County Wicklow lies on the eastern seaboard of Ireland and is known as the "gateway to the garden of Ireland." Just twelve miles south of Dublin, it offers a range of attractions to suit all ages.
The promenade starts at the northern end near the harbour and Martello…Continue
I think that shamrocks and hearts play very nicely with each other as design elements. What do you say?…Continue
The shrine of St. Valentine is found at the beautiful Whitefriar Street Church, Dublin, Ireland.
Fr. John Spratt was an Irish Carmelite and a well-known preacher, who worked among the poor in the Liberties in Dublin, Ireland. He…Continue
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Can you hear that? Ah yes ... That's the annual stampede of Irish men swarming into the towns diligently in early preparations, hoping to woo…Continue
The law-officer, whose business was to apprehend criminals, was long- known popularly as the "catch-pole." But few remembered that he obtained that designation due to the fact that he originally carried with him a pole fitted by a peculiar apparatus to catch a flying…Continue