Saint Patrick’s Church and graveyard is located at the east end of the main street. A shrine at the…Continue
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On Thursday April 17th, Toronto's St. James Cathedral was a sea of green scarves and ties as mourners lined the streets at the state funeral for Canada's former Finance Minister James Flaherty.
Fondly known as the 'little leprechaun' with the big heart, Irish charm…Continue
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DOMHNAIGH -- On April 20, 1772, William Lawless, revolutionary and officer in Napolean's Irish Legion (a…Continue
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'Noir by Noir West'
This event was the launch of a collection of short fiction by 30 Irish authors. The book’s…
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See what the Emerald Isle has offer on foot. Walk along gigantic cliff faces, sandy dunes and beaches,…Continue
Featuring history, sports, film, music and song, this is an occasion not-to-be-missed -- combining the efforts, support…Continue
This time, it's a Five for Five! In this case, the first five members who bring in five members each will receive "Live from the 33rd County" CD, featuring Mary…Continue
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"The obituary of Domnall Ua Neill in 980 is the first contemporary record of the term Árd-ri Erenn (High King of Ireland), which was to be given a spurious significance by the so-called ‘men of learning’ who shaped the pseudo-history of Ireland. From the mid 9th century “the doctrine of the High Kingship was being elaborated for the…Continue
Like Lady Gregory, Synge was also a dramatist portraying the Irish on stage as a means of reviving interest in Irish heritage and…Continue
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|Lovers Jack Dawson (Leo DiCaprio) and Rose DeWitt Bukater (Kate Winslet) take to the floor at a hooley in steerage in James…|
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When I was growing up on a farm in the west of Ireland in the 1950s and 60s, a Morris Minor did not warrant a second glance. They were everywhere. They provided utilitarian transportation for countless families. Occasionally a convertible version driven by a British tourist…Continue
Eugene Daly was dreaming, in a deep sleep. In the dream, he was playing his uileann pipes to a rapturous audience of dancers in the ship's sumptuous main ballroom. He played like a man possessed, jigs and reels, in perfect pitch. The audience were thrilled. All of a sudden he panicked and woke. He had woken up to the sound of water lapping under his bunk. Unused to…Continue
I would like to share the following passionate speech that was made by Independent Nationalist M.P. for Westmeath North, Laurence Ginnell, on 11 May, 1916, during a debate in the British House of Commons on the continuance of Martial Law in Ireland following the Easter…Continue
Easter in my childhood meant time off school, the prospect of cream filled chocolate Easter eggs and endless hours attending mandatory church services. But most of all it meant the…Continue
Good evening to all The Wild Geese.
I am thankful to Ryan for asking me to come on board and post on The Wild Geese.
Bear with me until I find my feet and my way around the site.
I run a tourism promotion website in Co. Clare, Ireland called www.clarevirtually.ie and we make virtual tours of the tourism products in the county
So I would like to invite you all to come visit Co. Clare and follow in the footsteps of…Continue
This is the latest painting from John McGinnis' "The Last Torch" I love this piece. I love the detail, I love that it is almost a caricature and I love that Elizabeth would have hated it. Notice the blood dripping from her lips. She liked her paintings to make her look beautiful. Wait 'til she gets cast as a male tenor.…Continue
Joe Ravi, image CC-BY-SA 3.0
John McShain (December 21, 1896 – September 9, 1989) was a highly successful American building contractor known as "The Man Who Built Washington."…Continue
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|The original color scheme of the Irish tricolor, with the orange near the staff.|
LUAIN -- On April 15, 1848, in Dublin, Thomas…Continue
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