The story refers to two of my grandmother’s first cousins, Tom and John Irwin. Tom stood accused with two other men -- and all were later convicted -- in the rape of a woman and the armed robbery of the…Continue
‘I am of Ireland,
And the Holy Land of Ireland,
And time runs on, cried she,
‘Come out of charity,
Come dance with me in…
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Part 3 of 3 of the Series 'We Will Probably Land Christmas Day’: At War in the Atlantic, 1942
Thoughts of labor this holiday, however modest in its aspirations, invite me to contemplate the role of work in both defining and coloring the lives of my family.
My grandfather Ray Regan was born in Harlem, in upper…
I have not always been Gerry Regan.
I was born Patrick O’Connor, on February 26, 1953, to a woman I finally met 44 years later. And on learning my first and last name, I was frankly surprised. The name seemed stage-Irish, recalling for me, Harrigan and Hart. For a…Continue
RECORDS REVEAL 400 YEARS OF WESTMINSTER’S HISTORY
Leading family history website findmypast.ie a href="http://www.findmypast.ie/">http://www.findmypast.ie/> has today published online for the first time parish records held by the City of Westminster Archives…Continue
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