All Blog Posts Tagged 'New Zealand' (7)

This Week in the History of the Irish: July 2 - July 8

DOMHNAIGH -- On July 2, 1779, on the West Indies isle of Grenada, whose name would be famous again in the 1980s, Colonel Arthur Dillon and his…


Added by The Wild Geese on July 1, 2017 at 8:00pm — No Comments

This Week in the History of the Irish: July 3 - July 9

Photo by Kevin O'Beirne

Re-enactors portraying the men of the 69th Pennsylvania await the assault of others portraying Confederate infantrymen, near the "Copse of Trees" during 1998's 135th anniversary re-enactment of…

Added by The Wild Geese on July 2, 2016 at 11:00am — No Comments

Irish Pilgrim Paths Day and the Irish Pilgrim Tag™

National Pilgrim Paths Day is a new Easter Festival based on Ireland’s dense network of medieval pilgrim walking routes. This new heritage themed event is organised by the local communities adjacent to each of our principal penitential routes and is aimed at raising…


Added by Thomas R. on February 16, 2016 at 2:30am — No Comments

This Week in the History of the Irish: July 04 - July 11

AOINE -- On July 5, 1812, Frederick Maning (pictured), who would become beloved in New Zealand by its native Maori people, was born in Johnville, County Dublin. Maning immigrated to Australia with his father in 1824 and then to New Zealand on his own in 1833, when few Europeans were…


Added by The Wild Geese on July 4, 2015 at 7:00pm — No Comments

New Member Hello -- Brendan O'Byrne, An Fear Ceol

Hello to all ...

My name is Brendan O'Byrne and I am delighted to be accepted into The Wild Geese community. I am a professional musician, songwriter and composer, and resident musician to Ashford Castle Hotel in Cong, Ireland. I am an artist and love to oil paint.

In my professional life I perform nightly at Ashford; so if you find yourself in…


Added by Brendan OByrne on April 22, 2015 at 4:30am — 2 Comments

Boyer: The St. Patrick's Day Parade Versus Irish Freedom

When the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) marched up Fifth Avenue in New York’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade it should have been crystal clear, if it wasn't already, that this parade is incompatible with any serious effort to support Irish freedom. The PSNI is the…


Added by Sandy Boyer on March 25, 2014 at 2:30pm — 2 Comments

Your 'Great Irish Spot' Deserves Your Great Irish Story

A $100 gift card from world-class retailer or one of five gifts from our 'locker'…


Added by The Wild Geese on March 5, 2014 at 4:00pm — 5 Comments

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