When the rebels in Britain’s American colonies rose up against British rule in 1776, some of the most stalwart supporters of the cause of independence were the same Irish clans that had fought against the English / British rule of their own island for centuries. One of the septs that fought to the bitter end of…Continue
During his 1984 presidential visit to Ireland, a reporter asked Ronald Reagan what he thought of the groups who were protesting about various American policies. The president replied that it was good they lived in a country where they were allowed to protest.
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|Mary Murphy with Edmund Sullivan at Hogs Head, Shepherd's Farm, August 1994.|
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|Landscape artist Edmund Sullivan, whose work since 1976 has focused on Ireland, is often mistaken for an Irish native, but the former Marine, in his own words, has "9,000 years of Irish red blood ... flowing through my American veins." He is the first American painter in history to focus his life's work on Ireland, and returns there often. In an exclusive, 3-part series, Sullivan relates how he came to turn his artistry to…|
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