All Blog Posts Tagged 'World War I' (4)

June 28th, 1914: The Date That Changed the World

For any history buffs who might be interested, today is the 100th anniversary of the assassination which caused World War I. This war, in turn, had drastic effects on Ireland and…

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Added by John W. Hurley on June 28, 2014 at 10:30am — 1 Comment


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'Against the Grain': How the Irish Made History in 'The Ward'

A funny thing happened to …

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Added by Kevin P Gorman on June 12, 2013 at 9:00pm — 5 Comments

Singer Promotes WW1 Music of Irish 'Tommies'

(First published 2/2/12) Dubliner Brendan MacQuaile’s book and one-man show, both titled …

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Added by The Wild Geese on June 11, 2013 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Memorial Day 2013: Remembering Lawrence 'Turk' Condon

My father's uncle, Sgt. Lawrence Condon, died of shrapnel wounds in France two months before the Armistice ending World War I, "The War to End All Wars." His division, the U.S. Army's 27th, was known as "O'Ryan's Roughnecks." He was third generation American. One of his grandfathers was an Irwin, reputedly from Ballyjamesduff,…

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Added by Gerry Regan on May 30, 2013 at 11:00am — 6 Comments

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