A.D. 2014 has been a magnificent year for The Wild Geese Irish Social Network. As this year draws to a close, we thought it would be interesting to compile the most popular articles and videos from the community. Depending on how new you are to The Wild Geese…Continue
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|WGT photo by Joe Gannon
Carriganuss Castle, an O'Sullivan castle just outside of Glengariff
CÉADAOIN -- On December 31, 1602, Dónall O'Sullivan Beare and his clan…Continue
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A 17th century portrait of Hugh O'Neill, Earl of Tyrone.
CÉADAOIN -- On December 24, 1601,…Continue
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Reveille presents Ireland's military story by bringing you eyewitness accounts from veterans, travelling to military heritage sites, and exploring the past with Ireland's leading Living History groups.…Continue
MÁIRT -- On Dec. 16, 1971, soldier and politician General Richard Mulcahy (left) died in Dublin. Mulcahy was born in Waterford. After being educated in the Christian Brothers schools, Richard went to work for the postal service, like his father before him. He was a member of the Gaelic League and joined the Irish…Continue
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[Below is a link to a recording of an interactive broadcast of Irish Christmas songs and stories, part of TheWildGeese.Irish Sibin series of discussions and…Continue
|The executioner of King Louis XVI shows the head of the King of France to the crowd. The king -- and Tipperary native William Bulkely -- were only two of the thousands of victims of the French Revolution's "Reign of Terror."…|
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Fancy sending an Irish greeting this Christmas? Simply click on the image you like to open a PDF file, and then print the card on your home printer!
"Nollaig Shona" translates to "Happy Christmas" in the Irish language.…Continue
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Do you love to cook, or do you find the kitchen to be a challenge wrapped in an enigma? Either way you’ll love our upcoming feature: Irish Cooking for Dummies!
Watch the hangout in The Wild Geese Virtual Síbín as renowned cookbook author and culinary guru Margaret Johnson (above left) as she coaches professional "cooking dummy" Kelly O’Rourke (above right) through one of her…Continue