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This Week in the History of the Irish: November 20-26

DOMHNAIGH-- On the morning of Nov. 20, 1917, the 16th Irish Division of the British army assaulted an area of the German lines known as "Tunnel Trench," named for an elaborate tunnel system that ran along it. The attack was meant as a diversion for the main attack, about 8 miles to the southeast at…

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Added by The Wild Geese on November 19, 2016 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

Talking 'Galway Stories' With Readers Across the Globe

The following is a transcript taken from the LIVE members' chat hosted here at TheNewWildGeese.com on Wednesday, May 8th, with Connemara-based author, poet, and publisher (and fellow Wild Geese member) …

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Added by The Wild Geese on May 9, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

Irish Charity Challenge To Cross USA on Push Scooters

George Gannon here. I'm a film maker from Leitrim but based in Dublin. I'm the Irish part of an international group of an American & Brazilian who in June 2013, will cross the US from LA to NYC (3,282 miles/5,283km)  via numerous cities on a Y Fliker, push scooter. That's where we need your help.  …

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Added by George Gannon on May 4, 2013 at 12:00pm — 6 Comments

Chat With Doire Press' John Walsh, Get a Shot at a Book

We're excited to be launching our next members' giveaway today.  We will be sending five members of The Wild Geese a complimentary copy of…

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Added by The Wild Geese on May 4, 2013 at 3:00am — 5 Comments


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Kiss The Blarney Stone and Gain the Gift of Eloquence



For more than 200 years, millions have visited Ireland and the Blarney Castle for the chance to kiss the Blarney Stone, which, according to legend grants the "Kisser" with a very special gift; the gift of gab or eloquence.

More Of The World According To 'Tracy':

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Added by Maryann Tracy on May 3, 2013 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Filmmaker Loach Again Takes Aim at Ireland's Capitalists

British filmmaker Ken Loach is turning his practiced muse and penetrating focus once again toward Ireland with a new film exploring the disabilities inflicted on Ireland's working classes, this time in the aftermath of Irish independence.

According to a report this week in…

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Added by Gerry Regan on May 3, 2013 at 5:00pm — 2 Comments

Zorro Returns to Wexford This Weekend

William Lamport (Guillén de Lombardo) - "The Irish Zorro", who managed to strangle himself just before he was to be burned at the stake in Mexico City

ZORROFEST spices up Wexford this Bank Holiday Weekend

Wexford will be sizzling hot this May bank holiday weekend as the town gives itself…

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Added by Fionntán Ó Súilleabháin on May 3, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Get a (Free) Copy of 'Larry Kirwan's Celtic Invasion'

The Wild Geese gave away 5 copies of recently launched Celtic rock compilation "Larry Kirwan's Celtic Invasion" randomly to our members, beginning today. (…

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Added by Tiffany Silverberg on April 26, 2013 at 10:00am — 8 Comments

97 Years After The Rising, The Ascent of Irish America

By Gerry Regan / The Wild Geese

Mineola, N.Y. -- Fifty years after JFK’s visit to Ireland and his…

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Added by The Wild Geese on April 1, 2013 at 2:00pm — 7 Comments

Hoboken Irish Fest Highlights NJ's Links to Emerald Isle

By David Cosgrove / The Wild Geese

Hoboken, N.J. -- Hundreds of families and young people gathered at Hoboken's beautiful waterfront to experience a taste of Ireland at the 2nd Annual Hoboken Irish Cultural Festival. The 3-10 p.m. event, held March 13, offered traditional Irish music, dance, fish & chips, corned beef & cabbage,…

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Added by The Wild Geese on March 20, 2013 at 11:10pm — No Comments

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