Featured Blog Posts – April 2020 Archive (6)

'Requiescat' -- The Mothers Buried in the Cillin

I’m a PhD researcher from Glasgow School of Art, and, for the last 6 years, I have been working on a research-led doctorate about the cillíní – the children’s burial grounds.



The research has been based in County Kerry, where I’ve worked closely with members from the local…

Continue

Added by Sheena Graham-George on April 27, 2020 at 8:00am — No Comments

Order Up a Classic Wedge

Are you missing a classic wedge salad from your favorite restaurant? No worries . . . easy as pie to make at home, especially if you use Ireland’s favorite blue cheese, Cashel Blue, from County Tipperary.

ICEBERG WEDGE WITH BLUE CHEESE-CHIVE…

Continue

Added by Margaret M. Johnson on April 21, 2020 at 10:00am — No Comments

Book on The Great Famine in West Waterford Republished

Originally published in 1996, the book “Desperate Haven” is the definitive study to date of the Great Famine and its effects on the towns and villages of West Waterford. This long out-of-print and much sought-after volume was the product of more than five years of research by Dungarvan Museum…

Continue

Added by The Wild Geese on April 11, 2020 at 1:00pm — No Comments

'The Irish Buddhist: The Forgotten Monk Who Faced Down the British Empire'

Born in Dublin in 1856, Laurence Carroll worked his way across the Atlantic, hoboed across the States from New York to Chicago via Montana to San Francisco, worked as a sailor on the Pacific Mail to Yokohama and wound up in Asia, where he became an…

Continue

Added by Dr Laurence Cox on April 7, 2020 at 8:30am — 2 Comments


Admin
'Greyhound on Train': Rescuing Seán Hogan at Knocklong

Irish Volunteer Seán Hogan gazed out the window of the train toward the distant Galtee Mountains to the south. It was early evening on May 13, 1919. The train had just pulled out of Emly, County Tipperary, headed toward the small town of…

Continue

Added by Joe Gannon on April 6, 2020 at 5:00pm — 12 Comments

Be It Ever So Humble, There's No Place Like Home

I took this photograph in Galway around 1982. 

The two, twin, cozy cottages always caught my eye, when I was headed out after…

Continue

Added by Brian Nolan on April 6, 2020 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Featured Monthly Archives

2020

2019

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

The Wild Geese Shop

Get your Wild Geese merch here ... shirts, hats, sweatshirts, mugs, and more at The Wild Geese Shop.

Irish Heritage Partnership

Adverts

Extend your reach with The Wild Geese Irish Heritage Partnership.

Congrats to Our Winners

© 2020   Created by Gerry Regan.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Privacy Policy  |  Terms of Service