All Blog Posts Tagged 'York' (10)

New York Celebration of Fr. Felix Varela, Advocate for the Irish, on November 20th

Father Felix Varela became the advocate for the Irish immigrants in New York from the 1830s to 1850s. including the famine period.  There will be a celebration of his life at the Church of the…

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Added by John McAuliff on November 18, 2018 at 11:00am — No Comments

From Paradise to Gotham ... Historical Novelists and the Irish-American Story

New York looms large in the history of the Irish. For the Irish-American -- particularly the 19th century Irish-American -- New York City was, in almost every way possible, the gateway city of America. Vast, foreign, dangerous, the city consumed migrants and emigrants alike. Decade after decade the people…

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Added by Sarah Nagle on July 10, 2015 at 8:30pm — 9 Comments

A Day at the State Department - September 11, 2001

On September 11, 2001, I was at work in my newly remodeled office at the State Department.  Following my normal routine, I was at my desk looking at the morning newspaper for any story that might require attention or action on my part for the noon press briefing that…

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Added by Robert A Mosher on September 11, 2014 at 8:30pm — 2 Comments

Listening to Ghosts

I desire silence. I want to be free from the noise that humans make. I fear I will never be free from this noise. I'm often in the woods and I still hear a car that is miles away or a plane flying overhead. And even my own sighing and thoughts can become too noisy. The sounds of…

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Added by Cynthia Neale on December 6, 2013 at 10:30am — 3 Comments

Irishtown's Code of Silence

This was originally posted at artofneed, Blog for the Auld Irishtown trilogy here.

The history of …

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Added by Eamon Loingsigh on October 20, 2013 at 11:30am — 8 Comments

Why people Should Not Criticize Gabriel Byrne About The Catholic Church & Other Thoughts

Things that have started running through my mind, such as why so many people have started to bash Gabriel Byrne so harshly. Bash him over what his thoughts are over the Catholic Church. Which indeed Mr. Byrne is right about in terms of the fact that, the Catholic Church is as a whole, a corrupted institution no?! The Catholic Church indeed remains a corrupt institution--I mean if one looks at things like "The Tudors," "The Borgias," "Pillars of the Earth," or indeed even the current…

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Added by Sarah R on September 23, 2013 at 2:29am — 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

REVIEW: 'The Gangs of New York' by Herbert Asbury

REVIEW: 'The Gangs of New York' by Herbert Asbury

By Patricia Jameson-Sammartano 

Special to The Wild Geese Today

To buy Herbert Asbury's book, click on the cover.…

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Added by The Wild Geese on January 18, 2013 at 10:21pm — No Comments

Part 2: An Encounter With the Foe

This five-part series on the 69th New York Irish Brigade at the 1st Battle of Bull Run is drawn from the book "The Irish Brigade and Its Campaigns," by Tipperary native David P. Conyngham, published in 1866. Conyngham served during the Civil War, for a time with Meagher's Irish Brigade, and finally as a correspondent for the New York Herald. In Part 2 of 5 drawn from D.P. Conyngham's account of the 69th at Bull Run, the 69th New York marches out of Fort Corcoran and faces a…

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Added by The Wild Geese on January 18, 2013 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Part 1: The Call to Arms

This five-part series on the 69th New York Irish Brigade at the 1st Battle of Bull Run is drawn from the book "The Irish Brigade and Its Campaigns," by Tipperary native David P. Conyngham, published in 1866. Conyngham served during the Civil War, for a time with Meagher's Irish Brigade, and finally as a correspondent for the New York Herald. In Part 1 of 5 the 69th New York departs triumphantly for Washington and prepares for war.…

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Added by The Wild Geese on January 18, 2013 at 7:30pm — No Comments

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