By Robert A. Mosher…
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Eleanor is showing signs of stress and fatigue. She prays to Mary for comfort.
“I fear my heart will break. I am tired, I am weak.
The hardships I have seen. The future always bleak.
I fear my heart will break. In two? No, tiny pieces.
And then may I rest awhile. In love that never…Continue
Bishop Gunn of Natchez warns Irish 'boys and girls' against the evils of emigrating to America (August 1913).
From the RTÉ 'Century Ireland' site.
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(First published on 3/22/12) Irish Music Forever is run by devotees of Irish heritage based in Nottingham, England, including Pat Kehoe. He and his colleagues plainly love Irish songs, music and all aspects of the Irish cultural experience. Like millions of the…Continue
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The following is a transcript of the LIVE community chat hosted here at TheWildGeese.com on Monday, August 12, 2013 with author, Brian O'Sullivan (left). Some editing has been applied for clarity.
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The team here at The Wild Geese is excited to announce the newest regular feature in this community. The Wild Geese Virtual Síbín will be a series of occasional conversations with newsmakers (often members) from the global Irish community, broadcast live via Google + Hangout. These talks will also be…Continue
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By James Francis Smith (First published 2/25/12)
As February’s Black History Month fades into memory and March Madness for the Irish begins its ascendancy, there’s a brief moment where the black takes on a tinge of green.
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John McDonagh (JM) and Sandy Boyer (SB) interviews author and journalist Ed Moloney (EM) who provides updates on the Boston College case and comments on the possible presidential candidacy of Peter King. (Eliza Butler (EB) also comments.) The Transcript…Continue
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Féile an Átha Bhuí 2013
Satharn 17ú Lúnasa Saturday 17th August
11.00am Siúlóid an Átha Bhuí / Yellow Ford Walk
Assemble at St Patrick’s Church of Ireland Cathedral, Armagh, for a guided walking tour of the Yellow Ford battle route taken by the English army from Armagh to An Port Mór. Walkers are advised to bring water and a packed lunch.…Continue
Imagine for a moment that once each year, supporters of the African National Party march through the streets of Cape Town in an effort to show off their white cultural supremacy. Better yet, think about the same situation in the Deep South USA, where participants deliberately march through areas with an overwhelming black majority. Imagine the public response when efforts to supress the impact of these marches result in riots against the police because it was believed that it is the…Continue
Members, here's your chance to chat with author, Brian O'Sullivan, a County Kerry native now living in New York City. Join us Monday, August 12th at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time in …Continue
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|Ultonia Regiment of the Spanish army, toy soldiers by "The Warrior Irish."|
DOMHNAIGH -- On August 11, 1744, during the…
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John Boyle O'Reilly (28 June 1844 – 10 August 1890) was an Irish-born poet, journalist and fiction writer. As a youth in Ireland, he was a member of the Irish Republican Brotherhood, or Fenians, for which…Continue
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Kate was a well known beauty in Ireland in the years before the Great Famine (1845-1849). The legend of Kate has captured the imagination of people far and wide down through the years. Below are the words to the old song which bears her name:
Oh have you not heard of Kate Kearney,Who lives on the…Continue
The "Claddagh" Ring.
By W. DILLON*
Eings the device of which consists of two hands clasped in
sign of friendship are common. And the same may be said of
rings with a heart for the device. The emblematic character is
pretty obvious in either case. The ring worn locally by the peas-
antry as a wedding-ring, and…
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