All Blog Posts Tagged 'Feminism' (5)

Recalling the Inextinguishable Fire of Saint Brigid

On the first day of February, somewhere in Ireland, a ewe is born and peacefully nestles at its…

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Added by Susan O'Dea Boland on February 1, 2016 at 1:00am — 8 Comments

Agnes Mary Clerke: From Skibbereen to the Moon.

The next time you look up at the full moon to make your wish, direct your gaze toward the southeast portion and locate the area known as the Mare Serenitatis (Sea of Serenity). There you will observe the valley where Apollo 17, the…

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Added by John Anthony Brennan on October 8, 2015 at 8:30pm — 6 Comments


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Winifred Carney: Family Photo, Courtesy of Joan Austin

My thanks to Joan Austin for providing this photo of Winifred, and her mother and two sisters. I just want to share it with The Wild Geese readers.

Hello Joan Austin, thank you so very much for that piece of information that eludes the history records. I will of course alter …

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Added by That's Just How It Was on August 18, 2015 at 7:30am — 16 Comments


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Winnie Carney, 'Typist With the Webley' and Connolly Confidante

Marie Winifred Carney was born into a large family of seven children to Alfred / Sarah Cassidy Carney ; in Bangor, County Down – her parents were…

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Added by That's Just How It Was on August 9, 2015 at 10:00am — 5 Comments


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Jennie Wyse-Power: Entrepreneur, Revolutionary, Treaty Supporter

Jane [Jennie] Wyse-Power nee O'Toole was born in Baltinglass, County Wicklow, in 1856 to Edward And Mary O’Toole [nee Norton]. Her father owned his own business and before she was two years of age her father had sold his business and moved the family to Dublin. Some sources say she attended attended Warrenmount National School or the Loreto Day School Dublin.

Pictured, 'Liberty Girls,' with Wyse-Power in the…

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Added by That's Just How It Was on August 5, 2015 at 8:00am — 5 Comments

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