All Blog Posts Tagged 'and' (9)

Nods From Jim Sheridan, Malachy McCourt, and Olympia Dukakis

Jim Sheridan, Malachy McCourt, and Olympia Dukakis have all enjoyed my New  Prose with Queen V being published this month.

ArtsPRunlimited, Inc., presents On Fri. 9/30, my Irish long-poem will debut at the GainVille Café Reading Series, in Red Wheelbarrow # 9. The GainVille Café: 17 Ames Av, in Rutherford, NJ at 7 PM.

Wed. Oct 5, 2016: My 3rd play Queen V, an American Phantasmagoria is set for publication by Local Knowledge…

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Added by Daniel P Quinn on September 19, 2016 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Not-So-Welcome Change Comes to Irish Postal Delivery

  

“But I don’t live in Galway,” a County Clare man said to me regarding his new postal address.

His mail is sorted in Galway City.

Ireland has introduced postal codes for the first time to increase the efficiency of the letter / parcel delivery system. As with other countries, the post office is suffering…

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Added by P.J. Francis on February 10, 2016 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

Irish Dance Halls Gone, But the Marriages and Music Live On

The number if married couples in Ireland who met in dance halls is considerable. That is particularly true of people who were married in the '60s and '70s. At that time, dancing was Ireland’s most popular pastime among young people. It was not confined to youth, as many people, including married couples, enjoyed the music,…

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Added by P.J. Francis on December 13, 2015 at 4:00pm — 3 Comments

The Tan Who Was Hanged By His Own Side

When the Black and Tans were first deployed in Ireland in March 1920, they soon proved themselves to be a pretty brutal bunch. They were liberal with the use of their rifles, were often drunk and even engaged in arson and robbery.

The Tans were ex-servicemen, many of them scarred from their time in the trenches during…

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Added by David Lawlor on July 6, 2015 at 7:30am — 8 Comments


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10 Irish Food and Drink Products to Buy for Christmas

We cannot believe that Christmas is a mere 5 months away and so for this post we asked our Founder, Lisa McGee to put together a list of her top 10 Irish Food & Drink…

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Added by ISLE magazine on July 27, 2014 at 3:00am — 6 Comments

Some of our Irish and Indian History

Hi my name is Stanley Garrett Hogan; I was born in Calcutta, India in 1946. I was the third child born to my mother and father. The eldest child a girl, Gloria died in early infancy at the tender age of 6 months, and then there was my older brother Geoffrey James Hogan who was born in Calcutta, in 1945. We were the fourth generation of Hogan’s to be born in India. I had a third brother Kenneth William Hogan, he was born in Australia. My father was Hubert “Sinclair” Hogan (it should have been…

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Added by Stanley Garrett Hogan on July 3, 2013 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Free book "Irish-American Chronicle"

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To thank Gerry Regan for his delightful article, "Author James Francis Smith's Eye Fixed on Irish-America", I'm offering a copy of my Kindle book "Irish-American Chronicle" as an email insert to the members of thenewwildgeese. Just send an email to 236sulis@gmail.com with the subject "The Wild Geese," and I''ll reply with an attachment of the book.

Irish-American Chronicle is a concise tale (130+ pages) which takes the reader along a historical byway lightly…

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Added by James Francis Smith on April 19, 2013 at 5:02pm — No Comments

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