March 2014 Blog Posts (94)

I'm not Irish.

Hello, I'm not Irish.

I was born in the USA. So were my parents. So were most of my grandparents, so were most of my great-grandparents. I'm not Irish. Never been there, not applying for citizenship. I'll go so far as to as I'm not even a proper "Irish-American". I don't have a single shamrock-themed item in my possession. If I wear something green, it's because I think it looks good on me. My favorite foods have names like "vindaloo" or "tikki masala" (which actually might put me a…

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Added by Bryan Maloney on March 5, 2014 at 11:33am — 1 Comment

Brown Irish Soda Bread & Smoked Salmon



Here’s another culinary delight brought to you by the team at The Irish Store. After indulging on your …
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Added by The Irish Store on March 5, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Pancakes or Crepes for Shrove Tuesday?

by Niall McArdle

Today is the eve of Lent, and I wrote a little blog post here about traditional Irish crepes. There is a link to an Irish Times article giving some pancake cooking tips, and a nice video showing you how to make the perfect crepe.

Added by Niall McArdle on March 4, 2014 at 1:11pm — No Comments

Sean-Nós Singing: Irish Singing and Irish Singers Online

by Karen Campbell

Two years ago, I was captivated by an…

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Added by The Irish Gift on March 4, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

I would like to add to the  post on Irish History. Both sets off my grandparents were born and raised in Ireland and came to this country in the 1890's. On of my grandfathers was a founding member of…

I would like to add to the  post on Irish History.

Both sets off my grandparents were born and raised in Ireland and came to this country in the 1890's. On of my grandfathers was a founding member of the CIO labor union in Chicago. They met in Chicago, got married and raised families of 2 boys on my fathers side and 8 children(6 lived) on my mother's side.  We were taught our Irish heritage from the earliest time I can…

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Added by William J. Martin Jr. on March 4, 2014 at 10:05am — No Comments

Making an Irish Breakfast - Video

The team at The Irish Store have been busy! We spent the morning in the kitchen cooking up a traditional Irish Fry! Take a look at our short video below, Gordan Ramsay watch out!…

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Added by The Irish Store on March 4, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments


Founding Member
Center for Irish Music in St. Paul Celebrates 10 Years with Éigse: A Gaela Event

On Saturday, February 22, the Center for Irish music celebrated 10 years of handing down the tradition at its annual Éigse: A Gaela Event at the Celtic Junction in St. Paul, MN. This celebration is the yearly benefit for the…

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Added by Mark Connor on March 3, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

The Path Not Taken: Congressman John Roy Lynch

As we enter Irish American Heritage Month and leave behind African American History Month a small contribution from me on Irish American John Roy Lynch, Mississippi's first black Congressman. Available here:  http://atlanticirish.wordpress.com/

Added by David T. Gleeson on March 3, 2014 at 8:54am — No Comments

Meet the Makers of Belleek

We’re kicking off a series of "Meet the…

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Added by The Irish Store on March 3, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments

March 17, 1875: John Kehoe's Hibernians 'Stand Up to the Mark Like Men'

In 1875, St. Patrick's Day in Pennsylvania's Mahanoy City broke cold and clear. But conflict gripped the hard coal region. Festivities that honored Ireland’s patron saint would highlight a longstanding war between Irish priests under the authority of Archbishop James Frederick Wood and Irish Catholic men who marched under society banners

Long-buried accounts of those…

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Added by Anne Flaherty on March 2, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Book Review: 'Light of the Diddicoy'

Light of the Diddicoy

A Novel by Eamon Loingsigh

Published by Three Rooms Press Trade Paperbacks

Release Date:…

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Added by Fr. John R. Sheehan, SJ on March 1, 2014 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment

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

Currier and Ives

Robert Emmet stands defiant before the judge at his trial.

MÁIRT -- On March 4, 1778,…

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Added by The Wild Geese on March 1, 2014 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

Crimea Redux: William Howard Russell, the Irishman who Wintnessed the Charg of the Light Brigade

By Niall McArdle

I wrote a piece last year on my blog about Victorian Irish journalist William Howard Russell. I thought I would revisit it as once again the world's attention is focused on Crimea

You can see it here:

http://ragingfluff.wordpress.com/2014/02/27/crimea-redux/

Added by Niall McArdle on March 1, 2014 at 11:51am — No Comments

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