Sean Treacy, of the Irish Republican Army, and May Quigley were lovers engaged to be married. Sean took May to a Republican meeting where Michael Collins was speaking; as Collins got wound up, so did his profanity.
The Vice Commander, Sean Treacy, stood with raised hand to…Continue
Typically, anyone who is familiar with Irish literature is acquainted with James Joyce. Most have read Dubliners and some brave souls have even managed to plow though Finnegans Wake and actually got something out of it. He, like most well-known writers, are known…Continue
Born near Kill, County Kildare, in 1842, John Devoy would go on to become a man described by the London Times as ‘the most dangerous enemy of this country [Britain] Ireland has produced since Wolfe Tone’. His republican career began when, as a teenager, he met the Young Irelander John…Continue
Gráinne is the daughter of Cormac mac Art, High King of Ireland. She is betrothed to Fionn mac Cumhail, the leader of the Fianna, who, while still a mighty warrior, was at this time getting old. The famous chiefs of the Fianna were all assembled at Tara for the wedding feast and as…Continue
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I don’t know what to make of this story, a great adventure of pre-Christian Ireland. There are many variants to this tale, but here are the basics: Oisín (oh-SHEEN) is one of…Continue
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By Joseph Gannon
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The bold Robert Emmet was a man with two loves: His love for Ireland…Continue
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Looking to land an Irish lad or lassie like they do in the movies? Planning a trip for your honeymoon in Ireland? Researching…Continue
No matter that I have not met Gabriel--forget that for but a few moments as I explain myself.
Well first off-because so many people think it's odd that I a 23 year old just…
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