July 2019 Blog Posts (6)

Goin' to Galway

I have been asked many times about Galway, a city in the west of Ireland that I once called home, but I say nothing, not knowing where to begin. But the passing of a dear friend shed some light on my dilemma, and I now know just where to start this love story.

On my first visit to Ireland, I was an eleven-year-old girl. My father had rented a thatched cottage on the outskirts of Tuam, a small town about a twenty-minute drive northeast of Galway. Tuam had, and still has, charms of her…

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Added by Susan O'Dea Boland on July 23, 2019 at 12:47pm — No Comments

This Week in the History of the Irish: July 21 - July 27

DOMHNAIGH -- On July 21, 1861, at the battle of 1st Bull Run, the first major engagement of the American Civil War, the…

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Added by The Wild Geese on July 20, 2019 at 11:30pm — No Comments

My new article about Irish connections to Apollo 11, the landing on the Moon

Here is my new article about the Irish connections to Apollo 11, 50th anniversay of the Moon landing. I hope you like it.…

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Added by ADRIAN McGRATH on July 19, 2019 at 8:30am — No Comments

This Week in the History of the Irish: July 14 - July 20

DOMHNAIGH -- On July 14, 1798, brothers John (left) and Henry Sheares, who were both lawyers and United Irishmen, were hung,…

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Added by The Wild Geese on July 14, 2019 at 11:30am — No Comments

Ireland: A Literary Treasure

From Bram Stoker to Oscar Wilde; Ireland boasts many names of great writers. As a big fan of Irish culture, I invite you to take…

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Added by Giles Kirkland on July 10, 2019 at 6:30am — No Comments

This Week in the History of the Irish: July 7 - July 13

LUAIN -- On July 8, 1770, Mary Ann McCracken -- patriot, philanthropist and sister of United Irish martyr Henry Joy McCracken -- was born in Belfast. Mary Ann was the fiercely independent daughter of a Presbyterian sea captain. With her sister, Margaret, she started a small muslin business while only…

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Added by The Wild Geese on July 6, 2019 at 7:00pm — No Comments

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