Nollaig 2016's Blog – February 2014 Archive (7)

Presidents of The United States with Irish Ancestry.

Andrew Jackson

James Knox Polk

James Buchanan

Andrew Johnson

Ulysses S. Grant

Chester A. Arthur

Grover Cleveland

Benjamin Harrison

William McKinley

Theodore Roosevelt

William Howard Taft

Woodrow Wilson

Warren G. Harding

Harry S. Truman

John F. Kennedy

Richard…

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Added by Nollaig 2016 on February 15, 2014 at 7:47am — No Comments

The Parade

Casements turning in his Grave, Oscar Wilde too,

Because on the 17th of March, they’d be missing from the crew.

Once proud of the Green, now I know longer know,

Because that colors missing from the beautiful…

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Added by Nollaig 2016 on February 14, 2014 at 11:00am — 45 Comments

Belfast Monuments Man helps save stolen Nazi art

Added by Nollaig 2016 on February 14, 2014 at 7:17am — No Comments

Hilda Moriarty: Kavanagh's Inspiration Behind 'On Raglan Road'

On Raglan Road of an autumn day

I saw her first and knew

That her dark hair would weave a snare

That I might one day rue

I saw the danger and I passed

Along the enchanted way

And I said let grief be a fallen leaf

At the dawning of the…

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Added by Nollaig 2016 on February 5, 2014 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Help women find information concerning their lost children: Sign the Petition

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ABOUT THE PHILOMENA PROJECT:

From the 18th…

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Added by Nollaig 2016 on February 5, 2014 at 5:50pm — No Comments

Ireland's Most Romantic Painting

Hellelil and Hildebrand, The Meeting on the Turret Stairs

Frederic William Burton (1816-1900)

This richly coloured watercolour painting depicts the ill-fated lovers Hellelil and Hildebrand, meeting on the stone stairway of a medieval tower. The princess and her bodyguard had…

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Added by Nollaig 2016 on February 5, 2014 at 10:00am — 4 Comments

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