The Wild Geese's Blog Posts Tagged 'History' (10)

This Week in the History of the Irish: July 16 - July 22

MÁIRT -- On July 18, 1874, Irish revolutionary Cathal Brugha was born Charles William St. John Burgess on Richmond Avenue in Dublin. Cathal joined the Gaelic League in 1899 and became a lieutenant in the Irish Volunteers…

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Added by The Wild Geese on July 15, 2017 at 11:00am — No Comments

Indicting Ireland's 'Masters,' 'Pastors': Q&A With Director Ken Loach

Sandy Boyer (SB) interviews via telephone …
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Added by The Wild Geese on July 14, 2015 at 6:30pm — 1 Comment

Review: 'Atlas of the Great Irish Famine'

Review by John Bruton

Atlas of the Great Irish Famine

Edited by…

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Added by The Wild Geese on January 22, 2014 at 6:30am — 6 Comments

Part 2: Fr. Peter Whelan: Serving the Blue and the Gray

Part 2: Andersonville

By Ed Churchill

A turn of the century postcard view of Fort Monroe, where Whelan and his comrades were exchanged.

On June 20 Olmstead and his officers…

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Added by The Wild Geese on August 7, 2013 at 8:00pm — No Comments

'That's That': Colin Broderick Discusses Being a Kid Amid 'The Troubles'

The following is a transcript taken from the LIVE members' chat hosted here at TheWildGeese.com on Monday, June 17th with County Tyrone native (and fellow Wild Geese member),…

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Added by The Wild Geese on June 17, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments

The 35th Indiana: Hoosier State's '1st Irish': Part 2 of 2: 'Fight On'

The Battle of Stones River (February 14, 1863 Harper's Weekly)

By Brian D. Henry

The…

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Added by The Wild Geese on June 1, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments

This Week in the History of the Irish: April 28-May 4

Thomas Ashe

DOMHNAIGH -- On April 28, 1916, as the rebels in Dublin were being squeezed harder and harder by the British and nearing the end of…

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Added by The Wild Geese on April 28, 2013 at 5:30pm — No Comments

A Short History of the Celts

The Celts stand out as one of the most daring of all the ancient European people in the history of pre-Roman Europe. They arrived on the European stage in prehistoric times as a "fierce naked warrior class that collected enemy heads as war trophies," and evolved into a singular culture that flourished during the European Iron Age. They laid the foundation of western European civilization; before the Romans came, their influence was felt…

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Added by The Wild Geese on January 18, 2013 at 11:38pm — No Comments

The Naming of the Two Baltimores

MORE ON THE SACK OF BALTIMORE

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Added by The Wild Geese on January 18, 2013 at 6:54pm — No Comments

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