All Blog Posts Tagged 'Leinster' (9)

Capturing the Artistry of Ancient Wexford

Wheels hit runway, and the Airbus lands on Irish soil, once again.The familiarity of the place is all around me. I make sure to go around the roundabouts on the left side and continue southeast towards Wexford and the artistic event that recently took place in that ancient city. The Wexford Festival is an annual event where opera singers and others get together in formal settings and fringe events to bring visual and musical…

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Added by Denis Hearn on November 9, 2015 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

ANZAC Day Centenary - 25th April, 2015

The centenary of ANZAC Day is approaching, (ANZAC Australian and New Zealand Armed Corps), which commemorates the anniversary of the first engagement…

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Added by Brian Nolan on April 21, 2015 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment


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That Fifth Province of Ireland

When the Tuatha system of rule was replaced by Gaelic rule the areas of Ireland were known as 'cúige',  which in Irish means 'portion' or 'fifth', indicating the original division of the five areas:…

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Added by Totally Irish Gifts on February 24, 2015 at 12:00pm — 3 Comments


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The Story of St. Valentine's Day: Origins

"Be my valentine" in Irish = “A bheith ar mo vailintín”

14th February is Valentine’s Day, but how did it all start?…

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Added by Totally Irish Gifts on February 2, 2015 at 6:00pm — 4 Comments

Downton Abbey It Ain't

Book Review

"The Decline and Fall of the Dukes of Leinster, 1872–1948"

by Terrence Dooley…

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Added by Fr. John R. Sheehan, SJ on November 5, 2014 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Ireland's 'Downton Abbey'

Book Review

"The Decline and Fall of the Dukes of Leinster, 1872–1948

by Terrence Dooley


304 pages with colour…

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Added by Anthony Tierney on September 24, 2014 at 10:00am — 3 Comments

From Ireland to America, Part 2: The Kennedy Homestead

On my last day in Ireland, before taking an early flight out of Dublin, fellow Wild Geese member and Irish-American Wexford farmer Oisin O'Connell offered to…

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Added by Alannah Ryane on October 26, 2013 at 1:30pm — 3 Comments

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