The Wild Geese's Blog Posts Tagged 'IRA' (9)

Live Members' Chat with Author, Colin Broderick

On Monday June 17th at 3:00 p.m. ET, members of The Wild Geese will have the opportunity to chat live with author, Colin Broderick.  If you cannot join us to submit your questions…


Added by The Wild Geese on June 12, 2013 at 5:30am — 1 Comment

Liam Lynch: Victim of the Irish Civil War

In the early morning hours of April 10, 1923, in the Knockmealdown Mountains, County Tipperary, there died a great Irish patriot; a man who had fought with and lead some of the very men who now, tragically, would kill him. The man was General Liam Lynch, Chief of Staff, IRA. Born in the town of Barnagurraha, Co.…


Added by The Wild Geese on June 5, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Terence MacSwiney: Irish Martyr

One armed man cannot resist a multitude, nor one army conquer countless legions; but not all the armies of all the empires of earth can crush the spirit of one true man. And that one man will prevail. -- Terence MacSwiney

Probably no man outside of Michael Collins was as responsible for getting England to agree to peace talks in 1921 as Terence…


Added by The Wild Geese on January 19, 2013 at 2:00am — 1 Comment

Kirwan: In Manhattan, Keeping Faith During the Hunger Strikes

By Larry Kirwan

They came from all over the city, down by subway from Inwood, and the Bronx, over the bridges and through the tunnels from Queens and Brooklyn, or by ferry in from Staten Island. 

Photo left, front page of New York-based The Irish World's…


Added by The Wild Geese on January 19, 2013 at 1:30am — 1 Comment

After The Rising … 'Fron-goch and the Birth of the IRA'

Review by Kieron C. Punch /

After the British army suppressed the Easter Rising 90 years ago, authorities loaded their take of nearly 1,900 prisoners onto cattle boats and shipped them across…


Added by The Wild Geese on January 19, 2013 at 1:00am — No Comments

Part 5: 'England Executes Prisoners of War'

Patrick Moran, who might have escaped, but didn't want to appear to be guilty.

Added by The Wild Geese on January 19, 2013 at 12:30am — No Comments

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