A new addition for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial -- one cannot simultanously serve two masters. Mine is finishing my effort to bring Sherlock across the pond, …Continue
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'My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.' -- JFK
May 29, 1917 - Nov…Continue
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For over 50 years, the practice of cherry picking, to prove a specific presumption, has trapped those endeavoring to solve Kennedy's assassination in a verbal…Continue
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I believe the decline occurred because Irish-Americans in general don't understand what our…Continue
From November 2013
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I’ve been thinking about the assassination of President Kennedy a lot the last two weeks. I will be…Continue
Oswald’s Backyard Photos…Continue
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Sherlock / JFK Murder
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Are there no sacred boundaries we won't cross for the voyeuristic pleasure of the unrelenting…Continue
I just want to let you know about my newly composed work "The Torch Still Burns…Continue
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The image to the left is the first page of a hand-written letter from Jacqueline Kennedy to Eamon De Valera in January of 1964. In the letter, Mrs. Kennedy expresses how much her late husband's trip to Ireland the previous summer had impacted him, and how much his Irish heritage meant to him.
You can download the full letter in PDF format by clicking…Continue
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In 1963, when President John Fitzgerald Kennedy visited Ireland, I was 15 years of age.
To understand the impact of President Kennedy, one has to understand that the Ireland of 1960 was a very different place, even to the…Continue
I am glad to be here. It took 115 years to make this trip,
and 6,000 miles, and three generations. But I…
|The National Gallery of Ireland
Patrick Sarsfield, by William Mossop
LUAIN -- On July 29, 1693, units…Continue
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An Open Letter to Bill…Continue
To thank Gerry Regan for his delightful article, "Author James Francis Smith's Eye Fixed on Irish-America", I'm offering a copy of my Kindle book "Irish-American Chronicle" as an email insert to the members of thenewwildgeese. Just send an email to email@example.com with the subject "The Wild Geese," and I''ll reply with an attachment of the book.
Irish-American Chronicle is a concise tale (130+ pages) which takes the reader along a historical byway lightly…Continue
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When a real-estate agent has less foot traffic than desired, he remodels the house, paints it, gets rid of the clutter, adds features the competition doesn’t have, and reduces the price.
That’s what happened to Western Civilization. It endured a title change, a new cover, a price reduction, and new features to educate while telling an interest-gripping story.
Visit my blog www.theirish-americanstory.com for…
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