Featured Blog Posts – June 2013 Archive (2)

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Father's Day History: Irish Fathers in Story and Song

Father's Day, according to scholars may be traced to the ruins of Babylon where they have recorded that a young boy called Elmesu carved a Father's Day message on a card made out of clay nearly 4,000 years ago. Elmesu wished his Babylonian father good health and a long life. Although there is no record of what happened to Elmesu and his father, some history books note that the…


Added by Nollaig 2016 on June 8, 2013 at 11:00am — 3 Comments

James Braddock: The Real 'Cinderella' Story

By Robert Cassidy

Special to The Wild Geese

It has been said that one of the traits the Irish brought to these shores was that of survival. Heavyweight champion James J. Braddock demonstrated that in life, as well as the boxing ring.…


Added by The Wild Geese on June 7, 2013 at 8:30am — 3 Comments

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