All Blog Posts Tagged 'Journal' (7)

'Irish Rebels Greeting Is Flashed in Times Square,' 1983

It was a cold night in November 1983, and I was in the middle of my 12-hour night shift driving a yellow cab in NYC.

Coming down Broadway in upper Manhattan, four people flagged me down. Three jumped in the back and one into the front, never a good plan from the perspective of the driver. The passenger in the front said: “Can you hurry up and get to Times Square?” and promised to take care of me when we arrived –- a…


Added by John McDonagh on December 13, 2013 at 4:30pm — 6 Comments

In Support of Oklahoma

The team here at The Wild Geese would like to convey our support for the communities in Oklahoma which have been decimated by the recent storms.  We extend our sympathy to all who have lost loved ones.

If you would like to donate to help the victims of this tragedy, you can find a well-compiled list of…


Added by The Wild Geese on May 22, 2013 at 1:00pm — 2 Comments

Bodhrán Roll Please ... The Winners of 'Galway Stories'

One day after a superb live members' chat with Connemara-based authors and publishers, John Walsh and Lisa Frank (which you may read here), the winners of the complimentary…


Added by The Wild Geese on May 9, 2013 at 3:30pm — 2 Comments

Talking 'Galway Stories' With Readers Across the Globe

The following is a transcript taken from the LIVE members' chat hosted here at on Wednesday, May 8th, with Connemara-based author, poet, and publisher (and fellow Wild Geese member) …


Added by The Wild Geese on May 9, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

What's New Among The Wild Geese ... Today

John Walsh, right, founder of Galway-based Doire Press, is the latest WG Member of the Day. John, a Derry…


Added by The Wild Geese on May 4, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

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Kiss The Blarney Stone and Gain the Gift of Eloquence

For more than 200 years, millions have visited Ireland and the Blarney Castle for the chance to kiss the Blarney Stone, which, according to legend grants the "Kisser" with a very special gift; the gift of gab or eloquence.

More Of The World According To 'Tracy':

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Added by Maryann Tracy on May 3, 2013 at 5:30pm — No Comments

97 Years After The Rising, The Ascent of Irish America

By Gerry Regan / The Wild Geese

Mineola, N.Y. -- Fifty years after JFK’s visit to Ireland and his…


Added by The Wild Geese on April 1, 2013 at 2:00pm — 7 Comments

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