All Blog Posts Tagged '9/11' (4)

A Tribute to Father Mychal Judge

New York's Irish pack a chapel to recall beloved FDNY chaplain, friend (first publish in October, 2001)

Mychal Judge may be happily 'working the door' at St.Peter's Gate, and heaven would be the fuller for it. But for those many lives he touched on earth, there is an aching sense of loss.

By Gerry Regan

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Added by The Wild Geese on September 9, 2016 at 10:30pm — 2 Comments

Remembering 9/11 on the 18th Anniversary

It was eighteen years ago that the United States and the world held their breath as the worst terrorist attack in history took the lives of nearly 3,000 people. The attack was in the U.S. but many of the victims were from other countries around the world.

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Added by The Wild Geese on September 9, 2016 at 9:30pm — 1 Comment

Larry Kirwan Reflects on 9/11

Rocker Larry Kirwan, the founder and front-man of Irish rock mainstay Black 47, had a close-up perspective on the mayhem of 9/11. He shared the following reminscence of that day with subscribers to the band's newsletter in 2006. (Kirwan mentioned to readers that the excerpt is based upon a chapter from his memoir, "Green…

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Added by The Wild Geese on September 9, 2016 at 9:30pm — No Comments

A Day at the State Department - September 11, 2001

On September 11, 2001, I was at work in my newly remodeled office at the State Department.  Following my normal routine, I was at my desk looking at the morning newspaper for any story that might require attention or action on my part for the noon press briefing that day.

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Added by Robert A Mosher on September 11, 2014 at 8:30pm — 2 Comments

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