TheWildGeese.irish published the following interview with beleaguered and much-respected Irish immigrant Malachy McAllister in 2006, and we are astounded at how relevant -- and urgent -- the concerns the Irish-American community expressed about his plight then remain today. The account we reprise here dramatically underscores how precarious Malachy's hold on the American dream has remained for the past…Continue
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Speech by John Bruton, former Taoiseach, at 11 a.m., Monday 28th March, in Iveagh House, Dublin, as part of RTE's “Reflecting the Rising” series.
President John Kennedy once said that a “nation reveals itself “ by the events and people it chooses to commemorate.
This state is a rule of law based, parliamentary democracy, which has…Continue
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"The Loneliest Boy In The World"
Gearóid Cheaist Ó Catháin with Patricia Ahern (Collins Press, 2014)
Review by Felicity Hayes-McCoy.
At the westernmost end of Ireland’s Dingle peninsula,…Continue
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A response to some critics of a commemoration of the centenary of the Home Rule act
By John Bruton
Ronan Fanning (Irish Times 16 August) is right to say we should not…Continue
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Sign Our Petition Taking On Irish Stereotypes
“Irish I Were Drunk” -- huh?
Sadly, you can readily find these words emblazoned on merchandise at a retailer near…
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In a recent discussion dealing with stereotypes…Continue
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American Scoundrel: The Life of the Notorious Civil War General Dan Sickles (Anchor Press, 2012, 416…Continue
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Established in 1985 and quickly becoming one of the premier literature festivals in all of Europe (and beyond), the Cúirt International Festival of Literature launched its 2013 programme on the 23rd of April. This annual festival based in Galway continues to…Continue
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By Joe McGowan (First published in 2005.)
With the eyes of the faithful and the news media craned on the chimney of the Sistine Chapel, Joe McGowan looks behind, at what he calls an infamous alliance forged between the Papacy and the Crown. Does the Vatican owe yet another people a grievous apology? Clearly, says…Continue
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