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|Library of Congress
Simón Bolívar, the South American revolutionary who inspired Thomas Charles Wright.
LUAIN -- On January 26, 1799, Thomas Charles Wright, an officer in…Continue
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We hope you enjoy the above video which was broadcast LIVE here at …Continue
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Waterford City, Ireland - From his perch as rector of the Irish College of St. Isidore in Rome, Waterford-born Franciscan Friar Luke Wadding welcomed a steady stream of refugees from the land of his birth - men forced to leave Ireland to pursue their vocations. He came to understand…Continue
|Photo courtesy St. Isidore's Church
St. Patrick, from a mural that overlooks the tomb of Luke Wadding at St. Isidore's Church, Via degli Artisti, Rome.…
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MÁIRT -- On January 20, 1771, Don Hugo O'Conor (left) was named Commandant Inspector of New Spain. O'Conor was born into a…Continue
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|Edmund Burke c. 1767/69, by Joshua Reynolds|
DOMHNAIGH -- On January 12, 1729, Edmund Burke, one of the greatest political writers and orators in history, was born in…Continue
The following is a transcript taken from the LIVE Community Chat chat hosted here at TheWildGeese.com on Monday, January 6, 2014. The focus for the discussion was celebrating Nollaig na mBan (Women's Christmas). We were joined by Ciara Ryan, the Creator of the…Continue
Bridget Mooney and her four young brothers were putting the final touches on a large snowman outside their wooden cabin in County Mayo when the hurricane…Continue
|National Museum of Ireland
The 'Cuba 5.' From the left: Devoy, Charles Underwood O'Connell, Henry Mulleda, Rossa, and John McClure.
DOMHNAIGH -- On Jan. 5, 1871, the British…Continue
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On Monday, January 6th at 5:00 p.m. Eastern (U.S.) Time (10:00 p.m. Irish Time), The Wild Geese Community will have the opportunity to speak with Ciara Ryan, the Creator of the wildly popular Irish Farmer Calendars. We've selected January 6th not by mere chance, but with quite purposeful…Continue