October 2021 Blog Posts (10)

Hot Soup: Coming Soon to a Table Near you

         The temperatures are still mild in most parts of the U.S., but cooler weather will be here before we know it. Cool temperatures also bring hearty pots of soups, many featuring flavors from autumn vegetables like butternut squash, leeks, potatoes and cabbage. When traveling though Ireland in autumn, you know a good bowl of soup is…

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Added by Margaret M. Johnson on October 17, 2021 at 9:02am — No Comments

This Week in the History of the Irish: October 17 - October 23

DOMHNAIGH -- On Oct. 17, 1803, nationalist politician and Young Irelander William Smith O'Brien was born in Dromoland, County Clare. O'Brien was…

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Added by The Wild Geese on October 16, 2021 at 6:30pm — No Comments

The Geology of Ireland

Added by David Horgan on October 15, 2021 at 9:00am — No Comments

Oliver Plunkett, Tomás Ó Fiaich and The Bard of Armagh

On this day October 12 1975, 46 years ago, Irishman Oliver Plunkett, was canonized by Pope Paul VI, making him the first Irish saint in over 700…

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Added by John Anthony Brennan on October 12, 2021 at 3:59pm — 6 Comments

This Week in the History of the Irish: October 10 - October 16

LUAIN -- On October 11, 1860, all the militia units of New York City were ordered to turn out to march in honor of the visiting Prince of Wales, the 19-year-old heir to the English throne.

(Left: Courtesy of the late Lt. Col. Ken Powers, historian,…

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Added by The Wild Geese on October 9, 2021 at 9:52pm — No Comments

John Winston Lennon

Happy Birthday John.

Oct. 9 1940

We still love and miss you.

Thanks for the joy and inspiration.…

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Added by John Anthony Brennan on October 9, 2021 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Award in Film Festivals from Texas to Paris, France

Added by Daniel P Quinn on October 7, 2021 at 7:15pm — No Comments

Quick Supper for Fall Nights



WILD MUSHROOM-BLUE CHEESE TOASTIES

SERVES 6

This quick supper recipe comes from award-winning chef Kevin Dundon, proprietor of Dunbrody House in County Wexford. It’s part of a collection of recipes from Kerrygold, the cheese and butter company that imports Cashel Blue from Ireland.…

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Added by Margaret M. Johnson on October 3, 2021 at 8:57am — No Comments

This Week in the History of the Irish: October 3 - October 9

DOMHNAIGH -- On Oct. 3, 1691, the Treaty of Limerick was signed, ending the Williamite War in Ireland. It has been said that Irish history is something the Irish should never remember and the English should never forget, but the recollection of this treaty is another example of the…

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Added by The Wild Geese on October 2, 2021 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Sligo's John Patton: Revolutionary War Hero

by Mike McCormack, AOH Historian

Many Irish who contributed significantly to this nation have been undeservedly excluded from the pages of our school’s history books and their stories remain untold. One such is John Patton. Born in 1745 in County Sligo, John immigrated to Philadelphia about 1765. He met and married Jane Davis on 7 March 1777 and they…

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Added by Mike McCormack on October 1, 2021 at 10:00am — No Comments

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