October 2022 Blog Posts (9)

This Week in the History of the Irish: October 30 - November 5

DOMHNAIGH -- On Oct. 30, 1892, Eoin O'Duffy, revolutionary and organizer of the infamous Blueshirts, was born in Castleblayney, County Monaghan.

(Left: O'Duffy's Blueshirts rally in a Dublin cemetery,…

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Added by The Wild Geese on October 29, 2022 at 2:30pm — No Comments

An Irish-Italian Life in USA, Ireland, Rome and Milan.

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Added by Daniel P Quinn on October 22, 2022 at 8:10pm — No Comments

This Week in the History of the Irish: October 23 - October 29

DOMHNAIGH -- On October 23, 1641, implementing a plan by Rory O'More and led by Phelim O'Neill (right), the Irish rose up against the English. Their plan had called for the seizing of Dublin Castle on the 23rd along with a general uprising in the countryside, but the plot to capture the…

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This Week in the History of the Irish: October 16 - October 22

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

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Added by The Wild Geese on October 15, 2022 at 2:39pm — No Comments

28 Awards for my Short Films, but we need financing for community outreach or charitable sponsors...

22 Film Freeway awards/citations for SACCO and VANZETTI: BURN !!!;

6 for Sophocles' DEATH OF HERCULES from The Women of Trachis.

Short Films on Film Freeway based on our Off-Broadway productions.

With kind regards, 

Daniel P Quinn, Director/Writer/Curator
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Added by Daniel P Quinn on October 13, 2022 at 4:01pm — No Comments

This Week in the History of the Irish: October 9 - October 15

DOMHNAIGH -- On Oct. 9, 1779, members of Dillon's and Walsh's Regiments of the Irish Brigade of France took part in the Franco-American assault on Savannah,…

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Added by The Wild Geese on October 8, 2022 at 8:59pm — No Comments

Midshipman Henry Gray : The War of 1812 - Epic voyage of the USS Essex

Henry Gray was born in  Wexford, Ireland and was the oldest son of United Irishman Nicholas and Elinor Hughes Gray.…

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Added by Don Gray on October 4, 2022 at 10:03am — No Comments

This Week in the History of the Irish: October 2 - October 8

LUAIN -- 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 opposite…

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Added by The Wild Geese on October 1, 2022 at 3:28pm — No Comments

Rivals Who Became Friends

On October 30, 1963, Cahirsiveen, County Kerry, Ireland, saw the largest outpouring of grief in more than a century as Monsignor Hugh O’Flaherty was laid to rest. Although born in County Cork, he grew up in Killarney, where his father was the steward of the old Killarney Golf Club. Hugh retired to…

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Added by Mike McCormack on October 1, 2022 at 2:00pm — No Comments

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