All Blog Posts Tagged 'County' (11)

'98 Rising Marked Pinnacle for Antrim Native Honored in New York

By Charlie Laverty

Just a few minutes drive from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., lies the modest village of Salisbury Mills. But its remembrance of the deeds of its men at war is far from modest: At the junction of two roads that course through the village stands a handsome…


Added by The Wild Geese on May 4, 2016 at 9:00pm — 1 Comment

County Roscommon Genealogy Research on Facebook

On July 22, 2013 I formed this group to honor my Roscommon heritage.  We now have over 1,500 members worldwide who are focused on researching their Roscommon heritage as well as helping others with  Roscommon research.  There is no charge for our services. If your heritage includes County Roscommon, we would be happy to have…


Added by Marie Higgins Ippolito on August 26, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments



My music career began the year I joined Mickey Moran's Country and Oldtime Stars. I was seventeen, had long hair and played electric guitar, one of the solid red axes like Keith Richards had. Good for the image, Mickey said. There were four of us in the 'outfit', as he called it: himself played  a piano accordion, Tats was on the drums, me  on guitar and Tony Flynn covered clarinet, flute, maracas and tambourine. Mickey  did the…


Added by Eddie Stack on June 21, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

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Delta Sensory Gardens and Garden Centre

Delta Sensory Gardens and Garden Centre, Strawhall Estate, Carlow t: 059-9143527 w:
Delta Sensory Gardens consist of a series of interconnecting gardens of a multi-sensory nature covering 2.5 acres (1 hectare). The gardens offer…

Added by Celtic Tours World Vacations on June 20, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments

Founding Member
County Cork Visits Garden City


Kate Adams Nyhan looked remarkably vibrant for a woman born in Ireland in 1877 on the stage at the Garden City Library on February 12.  Channeling Kate was Eileen Cronin, Kate’s granddaughter, who stood in Kate’s place and used Kate’s voice in a charming one woman show at the…


Added by John M. Walsh on February 13, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Like Father, Like Daughter: Q&A With Fiddler Marie Reilly

(All photos by James Higgins)

Fiddler Marie Reilly, 58, clearly has much to be grateful for, not the least of which is a much praised new album, “The Anvil,” her first, created after a 23-year self-imposed pause from playing.  Irish Echo reviewer Dan Neely, for example, called the…


Added by The Wild Geese on March 30, 2013 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Sisters Seek Funds for Legendary Kylemore Abbey

By Gerry Regan / The (New) Wild Geese

New York -- Nuns from the Irish Benedictines, who count themselves as cloistered nuns who "are focused on staying  at home and living in our community rather than focused on things outside,"…


Added by The Wild Geese on March 20, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

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