All Blog Posts Tagged 'Ancient Order of Hibernians' (3)

Pennsylvania's 'Molly Maguires': Irish Terrorists or Christian Martyrs?

In January 2015, Fordham University Press released "The Sons of Molly Maguire." Mark Bulik’s upcoming work is the latest in a line that characterizes Pennsylvania’s alleged “Molly Maguires” as Roman Catholic…


Added by Anne Flaherty on December 19, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

March 17, 1875: John Kehoe's Hibernians 'Stand Up to the Mark Like Men'

In 1875, St. Patrick's Day in Pennsylvania's Mahanoy City broke cold and clear. But conflict gripped the hard coal region. Festivities that honored Ireland’s patron saint would highlight a longstanding war between Irish priests under the authority of Archbishop James Frederick Wood and Irish Catholic men who marched under society banners

Long-buried accounts of those…


Added by Anne Flaherty on March 2, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

John Barry, legendary Irish hero in the Continental Navy

If one were to query the public regarding the Father of the American Navy, they would likely hear the name, John Paul Jones. The Scotsman, John Paul, who added the name Jones to gain some anonymity while hiding in the colonies from the…


Added by James Francis Smith on February 28, 2013 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

Irish Heritage Partnership



Extend your reach with The Wild Geese Irish Heritage Partnership.

Congrats to Our Winners

© 2019   Created by Gerry Regan.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Privacy Policy  |  Terms of Service