All Blog Posts Tagged 'Sport' (10)

The Iron Man

I'm not hugely into sports. I watch the big soccer and rugby games when Ireland plays. I appreciate the skill in a good boxing bout and I sit in awe whenever the Olympics is on and I can watch those jaw-dropping displays the gymnasts put on. Other than that, I’m not that pushed. However, my…


Added by David Lawlor on January 14, 2016 at 6:00am — 4 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 I'm no exception. I've been attending baseball games since 1974 -…


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

The Fighting Irish of New Orleans

by Dr. Laura Kelley

Street-fighting man, bare-knuckles, and hard-fisted: Why do the Irish like to fight? Is there more…


Added by The Wild Geese on February 19, 2015 at 1:00am — 2 Comments

Donegal NY GAA Gets Nipped in Junior League Championship

The following info was presented to me by a friend and fellow Donegal Association of NY colleague, Ira Goldman.  If you would like to get involved with the Donegal NY GAA, you may contact him at the address below or follow on FaceBook.

Thanks, TD

Only one ball got past St. Michael’s product James McFadden but that shot to the net was the difference as Rockland nipped Donegal NY for the Junior League crown. The final looked to be more of a romp for the lads from…


Added by Tommy Dullaghan on May 26, 2014 at 3:00am — No Comments

My Father Always Said ...

… that "Iron Bones" McNamara was our great-uncle.

There are a great many things my Father said and some encompassed his attitudes about what it took to get by in life.  Some were…


Added by James McNamara on May 11, 2014 at 11:00pm — 10 Comments

Circuit of Ireland

Easter in my childhood meant time off school, the prospect of cream filled chocolate Easter eggs and endless hours attending mandatory church services. But most of all it meant the…


Added by P.J. Francis on April 13, 2014 at 9:00pm — 2 Comments

11 Authentic Ways to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day

Instead of playing to the tired, old, and clichéd stereotype of St. Patrick's Day being all about how much green beer one can drink, let's think…


Added by Ryan O'Rourke on March 3, 2014 at 9:30am — 28 Comments

A Taste of Irish Christmas: Chatting with Purveyors of Unique Irish Gifts

The following is a transcript taken from the LIVE Community Chat chat hosted here at on Monday, November 18, 2013 with three crafters of unique Irish gifts: …


Added by The Wild Geese on November 19, 2013 at 3:28pm — 3 Comments

'Irish Thunder' biographer discusses Micky Ward's fall, rise, 'Irish' brand

Bob Halloran recounts

Micky Ward's fall ... and rise.



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

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