Six weeks later, Stubby, the canine hero of the 102nd, was healed. The little scamp of a dog who had fought to survive on the streets of New Haven was was not easy to kill. He was sent back to the ranks, though the hospital staff and patients, who had been enjoying Stubby’s perky and therapeutic presence there, probably…Continue
Added by Joe Gannon on September 25, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments
On April 25th of 1919 in…Continue
I happened upon Ireland's Raptor Research Centre after visiting the monument to…Continue
Added by The Wild Geese on April 29, 2015 at 8:12am — No Comments
Did you know that Ireland is a fly through for millions of migrating birds en route to North Africa and other parts of the Middle East?
Spiral Journeys will…Continue
The word is spelled "hostler" in American English, but "ostler" in British English. It traces to c.1386, meaning "one who tends to horses at an inn"—and also, occasionally, "innkeeper." It is…Continue
Added by Dee Notaro on July 19, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments
This one's for all you animal lovers out there, and especially for all you equine lovers. On second thought, this is something that will be enjoyed by anyone who loves Ireland, her unique landscapes, and her grand auld traditions.
Last night (26 December, 2013), a new…Continue