All Blog Posts Tagged 'An' (5)

Recalling The Father of Irish Railways -- William Dargan

The man who changed the face of Ireland, County Laois's most famous son, William Dargan, was born near Killeshin, on Feb. 28th, 1799. He worked for some time as an apprentice to the pioneering Scottish engineer, Thomas Telford, and helped construct the London-Holyhead road across…

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Added by Brendan OByrne on May 22, 2015 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

Listening to Ghosts

I desire silence. I want to be free from the noise that humans make. I fear I will never be free from this noise. I'm often in the woods and I still hear a car that is miles away or a plane flying overhead. And even my own sighing and thoughts can become too noisy. The sounds of…

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Added by Cynthia Neale on December 6, 2013 at 10:30am — 3 Comments

Great Hunger Monuments and Memorial Worldwide

Here is a selected list of monuments and memorials around the world commemorating Ireland's Great Hunger:

The memorial at the Custom House Quay, Dublin

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  • Custom House Quay (Dublin). The…
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Added by The Wild Geese on January 19, 2013 at 4:30pm — No Comments

New York Dedicates Its Famine Memorial

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Added by The Wild Geese on January 19, 2013 at 4:30pm — No Comments

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