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…Continue
Added by The Wild Geese on April 23, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments
The centenary of ANZAC Day is approaching, (ANZAC Australian and New Zealand Armed Corps), which commemorates the anniversary of the first engagement of those southern hemisphere troops, at Gallipoli, Turkey in April…
Mide * Ulster * Munster *…Continue
14th February is Valentine’s Day, but how did it all start?
There was more than one, but this is my favourite story about…Continue
Added by The Wild Geese on November 12, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments
"The Decline and Fall of the Dukes of Leinster, 1872–1948"
by Terrence Dooley…
Added by Fr. John R. Sheehan, SJ on November 5, 2014 at 8:00pm — No Comments
"The Decline and Fall of the Dukes of Leinster, 1872–1948
by Terrence Dooley
304 pages with colour…
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 complete my Irish Tour by taking me to experience New Ross. As…Continue