All Blog Posts Tagged 'Books' (74)

March 1919: An 'Unruly Confrontation' in Lismore

By Ivan Lennon

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Added by The Wild Geese on March 9, 2019 at 11:30am — 3 Comments

On the Eve of an Adventure: Dispatches from The Wild West

I’m about to embark on a grand adventure, and I feel almost like one of my own romance novel heroines!

Tomorrow marks the beginning of my Wild West Irish Tour…

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Added by Wild West Irish Tours on June 25, 2018 at 5:30am — No Comments

Life Along the Border in 1920s Ireland (A Short Story)

He'd had a narrow escape the day before. They had almost caught him and he was lucky that he managed to elude them. An icy cold sweat broke out on his furrowed brow as he…

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Added by John Anthony Brennan on December 16, 2017 at 1:30pm — 2 Comments

'Truth Within the Fiction': Q&A with Author Billy O'Callaghan

When one writer encounters another that blindsides them with staggering awe, the inclination is to rush out and spread the joy with those who love the written word. I feel this way about Billy O'Callaghan and extend deepest gratitude to Gerry Regan and Joe Gannon for allowing me to share this…

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Added by Claire Fullerton on November 28, 2017 at 11:30am — No Comments

'Exits & Entrances: Producing Off-Broadway and Beyond' On Stage

Arts PR unlimited announces Daniel P. Quinn is available for Book Signing Appearances for "Exits & Entrances: Producing Off-Broadway and Beyond, " at colleges, universities and bookstores in the United States.

Exits & Entrances was a selection of the week in NJ Ink by The Star…

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Added by Daniel P Quinn on August 7, 2017 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Thomas Addis Emmet: Twice a Rebel

Today we remember with pride the great Irish patriot Robert Emmet, who led an Irish rebellion that occurred 23 July 1803, 214 years ago today. Robert Emmet had an equally patriotic brother who took part in, not one, but two rebellions. Here is his fascinating story ...

The…

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Added by John Anthony Brennan on July 23, 2017 at 7:30pm — 4 Comments

A New Captivating Irish Memoir

NOW RANKED #1 NEW RELEASE ON AMAZON’S IRISH MEMOIRS!!

REVIEW RATING OF 5-STARS!!

LAUGHTER, TEARS &…

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Added by Niall John Kavanagh on April 9, 2017 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

Ireland In So Many Words: A Year of Reading Irish Authors



I’ve spent a lot of time this past year talking about guilt, about exile and return, and about mammies, and about the guilt mammies can instil in their offspring when said offspring return from self-imposed exile, which was usually to escape said mammy’s guilt trip in the first place. But I suppose it was to be…

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Added by Caroline Doherty de Novoa on March 28, 2017 at 8:00pm — 2 Comments

'The Irish Milliner,' Fourth Novel in 'The Irish Dresser' Series

It is New York City and the Civil War is brewing. Norah McCabe, an Irish immigrant who escaped the Famine as a child, is now a young widow with a daughter. A milliner, struggling to survive in tumultuous times, Norah meets Abraham Lincoln, befriends the extraordinary African-American woman Elizabeth…

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Added by Cynthia Neale on February 10, 2017 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

In Time for Christmas

'Christmas is coming; the goose is getting fat.

Please put a penny in the old mans’ hat.

If you haven’t got a penny, a ha’penny will…

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Added by John Anthony Brennan on December 15, 2016 at 11:30pm — 2 Comments

The 'Start' and the Finished: The Pub and Irish Emigrants to Britain

A short extract from a chapter in my book about the history of the role of the pub in the lives of Irish emigrants. This is a part of  Chapter 7 of 'Have Ye No Homes To Go To? The History of the Irish Pub' and is the start of a larger section on Irish…

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Added by Kevin Martin on December 8, 2016 at 8:00am — 4 Comments


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Added by Nollaig 2016 on November 25, 2016 at 4:30am — No Comments


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Added by Nollaig 2016 on November 22, 2016 at 6:00am — 6 Comments

10 Things You Might Not Know About Irish Pubs

1. Ancient Irish law decreed 24-hour opening.

Under Brehon Law – first codified in the sixth and seventh centuries – each local king was required to have his own bruigu (also sometimes spelled brughaid), or brewer. A bruigu was obliged to have “a never-dry cauldron, a dwelling on a public road and a welcome to…

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Added by Kevin Martin on November 16, 2016 at 11:00am — 8 Comments


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Added by Nollaig 2016 on November 11, 2016 at 11:30am — 7 Comments

Daniel P Quinn's Books for Stocking Stuffers

Daniel P Quinn's "organized labor" is joined by "Exits & Entrances, Off-Broadway, Opera & Beyond" + "Short Plays to Long Remember," on amazon or barnes+noble.com.

Newark, N.J. (PRWEB) 11/1/16 -- For artists immersed in the world of movement, music and color, it seems a natural progression to also let their talents spill onto blank pages. Daniel P. Quinn achieves this beautifully in "organized labor: collected poems," A tribute…

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Added by Daniel P Quinn on November 6, 2016 at 2:00pm — No Comments

'Have Ye No Homes To Go To? The History of the Irish Pub'

Here is a short extract from Chapter 8 of my book "Have Ye No Homes To Go To? The History of the Irish Pub." This section looks at the history of the Irish pub in the USA. 

The book is available on Amazon, etc.

United States

Up to 1830, the majority of Irish immigrants to North…

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Added by Kevin Martin on November 2, 2016 at 4:30am — 9 Comments

'The Journey: A Nomad Reflects'

Delighted and Honored to have my second book recognized.…

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Added by John Anthony Brennan on October 29, 2016 at 3:30pm — 10 Comments

'Don't Die with Regrets: Ireland and the Lessons My Father Taught Me'

Delighted and Honored to have my first book recognized.…

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Added by John Anthony Brennan on October 29, 2016 at 3:30pm — 3 Comments

The Journey: A Nomad Reflects

Press Release - Oct 22, 2015 15:36 EDT

Author John A. Brennan's Psalms of a Traveling Man

Author John A. Brennan has just penned his latest poetry collection entitled "The Journey:…

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Added by John Anthony Brennan on August 16, 2016 at 2:30pm — 4 Comments

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