We’re kicking off a series of "Meet the…
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…Continue
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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.
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Two years ago, I was captivated by an…Continue
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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…Continue
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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!…Continue
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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…Continue
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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/
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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…Continue
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Light of the Diddicoy
A Novel by Eamon Loingsigh
Published by Three Rooms Press Trade Paperbacks
|Currier and Ives
Robert Emmet stands defiant before the judge at his trial.
MÁIRT -- On March 4, 1778,…Continue
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:
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