Featured Blog Posts – August 2015 Archive (22)

Clare's Quin Abbey, Among Ireland's Hidden Sacred Ground

Throughout Ireland's lovely and storied countryside, visitors can find magnificent religious sites that are a testament to Ireland's glorious and tragic history. Some of the best known include the Rock of Cashel, St. Kevin's Monastery at Glendalough, and the ancient university of Clonmacnoise.

But in addition to these…

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Added by Michael Quane on August 2, 2015 at 11:00am — 13 Comments

100 Years Ago, From the Ashes of Rossa Rise the Phoenix of 1916

Jeremiah O'Donovan Rossa was born Jeremiah O'Donovan in Reenascreena, County Cork, on 10 September 1831. While he was the son of tenant farmers, the family could trace their ancestry back to nobler days when, before the English confiscation of Irish land, they had held the parish of Kilmeen. (The honorary title "Rossa" came from…

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Added by Neil F. Cosgrove on August 1, 2015 at 10:30am — 4 Comments

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