We extend our best wishes to all our American Wild Geese on this Independence Day. The contributions of Irish-Americans in the War Between the States is well documented and much discussed. Perhaps less so is the impact some of the earliest Irish immigrants had upon the American revolution of the late 18th century.
Many of these would have been of Scots-Irish…Continue
As some will be aware, I am chiefly researching P.S. Gilmore at present. However, while researching Irish musicians and their contribution to the American Civil War, I started researching another topic slightly related to the poor musicians -- namely, the…
New York -- Today I once again had the pleasure of communing with several dozen gathered at the Irish Consulate’s monthly and public “First Friday Business Breakfast.” Imbibing orange…Continue
Added by Gerry Regan on April 5, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments
In the news this week: British embassy forced to apologise after BBQ 'celebrates' the 200th anniversary of the burning of White House during the War of 1812. The story, and our post below, recall the…Continue
Added by The Wild Geese on January 24, 2013 at 6:30pm — No Comments