All Blog Posts Tagged 'NYC' (44)

The 5th New York's Daniel J. Meagher

Tipperary native among the earliest heroes of the FDNY…

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Added by The Wild Geese on May 15, 2015 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Irish Predominate Among ‘New York Catholics’: A Review

“NEW YORK CATHOLICS: Faith, Attitude & The Works!”

Patrick McNamara

Orbis Books, October 2014

211 Pages

When I first saw the title, I was apprehensive --…

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Added by Fr. John R. Sheehan, SJ on May 14, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments

First Foul Ball - Must be the Luck of the Irish

NYIrish with Tommy D

Those of you who know me are well aware I am a die hard sports fan. The New York Yankees are my religion in the summer months ; so much so that I call Yankee Stadium "Church in Da Bronx". It is every baseball fan's dream to say they caught a foul ball at a game and…

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Added by Tommy Dullaghan on April 12, 2015 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Open invitation to my Celtic extended family seeking affordable healthcare in NYC!

Good day,

To my NYC Celtic family, are seeking affordable quality healthcare? Family Physician, Dr. Tommy O, is inviting you to join him at his brand new medical office in Upper East Side, Manhattan, NYC. Membership medicine, Better Care and Low Cost. Attached, find a business care and a link to my website. I look forward to seeing you. God Bless with continued Celtic Success!…

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Added by Dr. Thomas G. O'Brien II on April 8, 2015 at 2:45pm — No Comments

A Big All-Irish Concert in NYC to Benefit the Benedictine Nuns at Kylemore Abbey

The Kylemore Abbey Campaign in the U.S. will host a very special Irish Concert in New York City on March 16th at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in the Village.  An all-Irish concert will benefit the…

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Added by Mary Reed on January 30, 2015 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

Donegal Association of New York - New Website

On behalf of our President, Katie Barrett, The Donegal Association of New York would like to invite you to view our new website (www.DonegalNY.org).  We feel strongly about promoting organizations and businesses who add value to our reader…

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Added by Tommy Dullaghan on January 27, 2015 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment


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Eamon de Valera Speech to be Analyzed

Irish Society Writing Contest

The Irish Cultural Society announces its annual writing contest for students in the…

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Added by Irish Cultural Society of GC on January 13, 2015 at 4:00pm — 5 Comments

Irish-American New Year's Traditions

New Year’s eve had been celebrated with cheerful noise for many years, but in New York City on December 31, 1888, that all changed with the formal addition of music to the annual celebration and it took an Irishman…

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Added by Mike McCormack on December 24, 2014 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

An Irish Christmas: A Musical Solstice at Symphony Space

Alert to Wild Geese Members: There is a special discount available for this seasonal favorite show produced by the Irish Arts Center and Dr. Mick Moloney. contact phone 201-965-6598 or the Wild Geese administrator for further details. 

SPECIAL GUESTS FROM WORLDS OF POLITICS, CULTURE & ACADEMICS ANNOUNCED FOR IRISH ARTS CENTER’S ACCLAIMED…

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Added by Paul Edward Keating on December 13, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

Christmas at P.J.Clarke's Bar, N.Y.C.

My first big memory of my Uncle Charlie Clarke is when he arrived home from Naval duty after World War II. I was seven years old. Soon after, my granduncle, Patrick Joseph Clarke, appointed Uncle Charlie to be the manager…

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Added by Helen Molanphy on December 8, 2014 at 6:30pm — No Comments

My Favorite Childhood Memory and a Cruise to Alaska





Growing up in north Jersey, my father was a pro at…

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Added by Kathleen Concannon Maloney on November 21, 2014 at 7:30pm — 5 Comments

Update: New York City Horse-Drawn Carriages

Well intentioned, perhaps. Educated, definitely not.

An NYC tradition since 1858, the carriage horses are regulated and well cared for.  Out of the 220 Horses licensed and registered to operate, only 68 can be working at one time.  This builds in rest time for all of the horses and assures that none are…

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Added by Bit Devine on November 20, 2014 at 11:30am — 2 Comments


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Terry Golway Speaks at the Irish Cultural Society

At the Irish Cultural Society meeting on November 12, 2014, Terry Golway did what great historians do — he made uncommon connections among historical facts.  During his…

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Added by Irish Cultural Society of GC on November 17, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Hercules Mulligan: George Washington's Irish Spy



by Bill McGimpsey…

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Added by The Wild Geese on November 11, 2014 at 5:30am — 6 Comments

George Michael Cohan - 'The Man Who Owned Broadway'

George Michael Cohan was an American entertainer, playwright, composer, lyricist, actor, singer, dancer and producer. Assumed by many to be Jewish because of his…

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Added by Dee Notaro on November 9, 2014 at 6:30am — 3 Comments

Féasta Chultúr na nGael / A Feast of Gaelic Culture

This Saturday, November 1, 2014 from 10AM to 3PM, Molloy College's Irish Studies Institute will host a Feast of Gaelic Culture in Long Island, New York with free…

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Added by Jerry Kelly on October 29, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

The Irish 'Backbone' of the Erie Canal

by Maryann Tracy

To say that the Irish built the Erie Canal is an exaggeration, since there were British and Germans who worked alongside them, but to…

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Added by The Wild Geese on October 29, 2014 at 5:30am — 10 Comments

The Storm

We were expecting her unwelcome visit thanks to the ingenious invention of Radar, which had been developed during the dark, frightful years of World War II. All we could do was prepare for her inevitable…

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Added by John Anthony Brennan on October 22, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Limerick Scholar Rebuts Those Who Dismiss The Rising's Heroes

New York -- University of Limerick Professor Ruan O'Donnell drew more than 40 to O'Lunney's Times Square Pub on Thursday, October 2nd to issue a resounding rebuttal -- some would argue refutation -- of the recent critics of the 1,700 who went out on Easter Monday 1916. Directly challenging former…

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Added by The Wild Geese on October 8, 2014 at 7:00am — 6 Comments

Sheridan Film Retrospective Draws Hundreds -- and Jim Himself

New York -- Writer and director Jim Sheridan returned to his film making roots Saturday with a 60-minute interview followed by a screening of one of Sheridan's numerous Oscar-nominated films, in this case, "In America." The event drew a full house, close to 400 attendees, to NYU's Cantor Film…

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Added by The Wild Geese on October 8, 2014 at 7:00am — 1 Comment

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