All Blog Posts Tagged 'Military' (10)

Do You Really Know Irish-American History? Free book!

In remembrance of the 1916 Easter Rising, the Kindle edition of James Francis Smith's The Irish-American Chronicle, will be free starting March 28th through Thursday, March 31st.

The 44-pages dedicated to Kennedy's assassination and funeral are well worth acquiring.

Travel an historical byway few…


Added by James Francis Smith on March 27, 2016 at 1:30pm — No Comments

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Islands of the Wild Atlantic Way - Bere Island

Known for its famously welcoming and hospitable community, the unspoiled Bere Island lies at the entrance to the spectacular Bantry Bay in Cork. A hive for outdoor activites & fishing enthusiasts, the island maintains a rare easy charm! [Pic via @Raymond Fogarty Photography] …


Added by Wild Atlantic Way on August 12, 2015 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

A Sailor in Wartime Dixie: Startled by Catholic Apartheid

And then when we got to Miami, the Gesu Church, which is a beautiful Catholic church, an old church in the heart of Miami, they had big signs posted as you entered, ‘Colored seat from the rear.’…


Added by Gerry Regan on July 27, 2015 at 5:30pm — 2 Comments

Film Review: 'Lone Survivor'

A war movie, particularly a war movie that is the true story of a real group of men and women, is hard to make and hard to watch. Anything short of the truth is disrespectful, but the truth is hard to define, hard to acknowledge, hard to understand.…


Added by Sarah Nagle on January 23, 2014 at 2:00pm — 4 Comments

This Week in the History of the Irish: October 6 - October 12

The Battle of Perryville from a contemporary illustration.

MÁIRT -- On October 8, 1862, Irish-born…


Added by The Wild Geese on October 5, 2013 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Fr. Peter Whelan: Serving the Blue and the Gray

Part 1 of 2: Serving Dixie

By Ed Churchill

Father Peter Whelan

Wexford native Peter Whelan saw some of the…

Added by The Wild Geese on August 7, 2013 at 8:00pm — No Comments

The 35th Indiana: Hoosier State's '1st Irish': Part 2 of 2: 'Fight On'

The Battle of Stones River (February 14, 1863 Harper's Weekly)

By Brian D. Henry



Added by The Wild Geese on June 1, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Irish Custer Writer Discovers 7th Cavalry Ancestor!

The Curragh, County Kildare - It’s who you are. Your blood, your genes and, some would say, your personality, can be influenced by your ancestors, the family members that came before you. It should be essential knowledge for anyone to have and yet there is hesitancy by many to undertake what seems an onerous…


Added by The Wild Geese on April 30, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments

This Week in the History of the Irish: April 28-May 4

Thomas Ashe

DOMHNAIGH -- On April 28, 1916, as the rebels in Dublin were being squeezed harder and harder by the British and nearing the end of…


Added by The Wild Geese on April 28, 2013 at 5:30pm — No Comments

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