The Wild Geese's Blog Posts Tagged 'Patrick' (9)

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…

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

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Added by The Wild Geese on March 17, 2013 at 5:34pm — No Comments

"Faithful to us here, we loved him to the last.": Col. Patrick Kelly

NEWS FROM THE IRISH BRIGADE ASSOCIATION  

AN IRISH HERO OF THE BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG

More Than 100 Turn Out to Honor Slain Irish Brigade Commander Patrick Kelly


"Faithful to us here, we loved him to the last."

WOODSIDE, N.Y. -- With these words, Col. Patrick Kelly's family and comrades-in-arms…

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Added by The Wild Geese on January 19, 2013 at 4:32am — No Comments

Sarsfield: 'Would It Were for Ireland'

Ah! Why, Patrick Sarsfield, did we let your ship sail

Away to the French Flanders from the green Innisfail.

For far from your country you lie cold and low:

Ah? Why Patrick Sarsfield, ah, why did you go.

We prayed, Patrick Sarsfield, to see you sail home,

Your flag waving victory across the white…

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Added by The Wild Geese on January 19, 2013 at 2:00am — 4 Comments

Colonel Patrick Guiney: Boston's 'Good Knight'

By Christian G. Samito

When rebellion threatened to destroy the Union, Patrick Robert Guiney swiftly rallied to its defense, proving to be a brave fighter and one of the most articulate Irish supporters of his adopted country. Perhaps his greatest legacy was a collection of Civil War letters running…

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Added by The Wild Geese on January 19, 2013 at 1:30am — No Comments

'Celebrating 250 Years' Brings Parade to Life

MORE ON ST. PAT'S DAY & THE NYC PARADE:

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Added by The Wild Geese on January 18, 2013 at 10:57pm — No Comments

'BLOODY SUNDAY': 30 Years Later, Still Seeking Answers

'BLOODY SUNDAY -- THE MOVIE"
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Added by The Wild Geese on January 18, 2013 at 10:30pm — No Comments

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