All Blog Posts Tagged 'England' (12)


Heritage Partner
Mary Quaile: Trade Unionist

Mary Quaile, the Irish Trade Union Activist, was born in Dublin to parents who were themselves very active in equality for all people. Her father was secretary for the Irish Brick & Stonemasons Union. Her mother encouraged and supported him in his endeavors. The young Mary…

Continue

Added by That's Just How It Was on February 20, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

The Irish in Colonial Era New Orleans

By Dr. Laura Kelley

Usually, when we speak about the Irish Diaspora in the USA, New Orleans is not among the cities that first come to mind as centers of Irish population and…

Continue

Added by The Wild Geese on February 16, 2015 at 1:00am — No Comments

Scottish Independence: Oh Those Pesky Flags

This whole Scottish Independence vote thing has got me worried. I mean if it passes and Alba does become independent, what will the new flag of the “Kingdom of Great Britain” look like?…

Continue

Added by John W. Hurley on September 8, 2014 at 10:30pm — 2 Comments

Magnificent Cromwell-Era Maps of Ireland Unveiled

Ireland in the 1650s lay in ruins. Twelve years of calamitous warfare had destroyed the country's infrastructure and resulted in the death of over 20% of the Irish population.

In August 1649 the New Model Army, led by Oliver Cromwell, went to Ireland to re-occupy the country following the Irish Rebellion of…

Continue

Added by Ryan O'Rourke on May 26, 2014 at 3:00am — No Comments


Heritage Partner
Lockout: Dublin 1913

2013 was the 100th anniversary of the 1913 lockout in Dublin. Often referred to as a strike, it is more accurate to call it a ‘lockout’ since many of those to suffer from the vengeful actions of the employers were not members of a union.… Continue

Added by Against The Wind on April 9, 2014 at 6:30am — 2 Comments

'Walls Along the Barricades' or Why Can't Protestants and Catholics Get Along?

A Book Review: "Walls – Travels Along The Barricades"

by Marcello Di Cintio

Soft…

Continue

Added by Sandy Boyer on January 29, 2014 at 10:00am — 4 Comments

The Scum of England, or Ordinary Men? A Review of DJ Kelly's 'Running with Crows'

Running with Crows: The Life and Death of a Black and tan

A novel by DJ Kelly

Published by PublishNation (6 Mar 2013)

Available from…

Continue

Added by John J. Gaynard on November 22, 2013 at 7:00am — 1 Comment

The faithful recall ‘Manchester Martyrs’

Some died on the glenside, some died near a stranger

And wise men have told us their cause was a failure

But they fought for old Ireland and never feared danger

Glory O, Glory O, to the bold Fenian men

-- From ‘The Bold Fenian…

Continue

Added by The Wild Geese on May 18, 2013 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Lúnasa Wows Fans at NYC's Lincoln Center

By Megan Finnegan Bungeroth

New York -- The five members of the Irish acoustic band …

Continue

Added by The Wild Geese on March 15, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments

Black with a Tinge of Green

As February’s Black History Month fades into memory and March’s Irish History Month begins its ascendancy, there’s a brief moment where the black takes on a tinge of green.…

Continue

Added by James Francis Smith on February 27, 2013 at 4:50pm — No Comments

A Soldier's Story: Sgt. Lawrence F. Condon

Company L, 106th Infantry, U.S. Army

Gerry Regan photo

The grave of Sgt. Lawrence F. Condon, St. Raymond's Cemetery, Bronx, New…
Continue

Added by The Wild Geese on January 19, 2013 at 5:30pm — 5 Comments

Monthly Archives

2019

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2007

2006

2005

1999

Irish Heritage Partnership

 

Adverts

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