Nollaig 2016's Blog – March 2014 Archive (10)

Irish April Fool's Day Hoaxes

Irish April Fool's Day Hoaxes (1995): The Irish Times reported that the Disney Corporation was negotiating with the Russian government to purchase the embalmed body of communist leader Vladimir Ilyich Lenin. The body has been kept on display in Red Square since the leader's death. Disney proposed moving the body and the mausoleum to the new Euro Disney,…

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Added by Nollaig 2016 on March 30, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

'Glendalough: Its Records, Ruins and Romance' - Free EBook

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Added by Nollaig 2016 on March 23, 2014 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Jack McAuliffe (born March 24, 1866 in Cork, Ireland – November 5, 1937) 'The Napoleon of the Ring'

Jack McAuliffe (born March 24, 1866 in Cork, Ireland – November 5, 1937 in Forest Hills, Queens) was an Irish-American boxer. Nicknamed 'The Napoleon of the Ring', and fighting mostly out of Williamsburg,…
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Added by Nollaig 2016 on March 23, 2014 at 8:30pm — No Comments

ONE MORE DAY

Only ONE MORE DAY to show us your reasons to love the Irish! Don't miss your chance to win a trip to Ireland! Still time to share and get more chances, folks. "Postponeing not a good action!"…

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Added by Nollaig 2016 on March 22, 2014 at 1:22pm — No Comments

'The Pursuit of Diarmuid and Gráinne' in Just Over 3 Minutes

Added by Nollaig 2016 on March 20, 2014 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Hand of History by Tom

‘Hand of History’: Roman legions rang Celtic Europe’s death-knell and orchestrated Celtic Britain’s swansong, provoking Queen Boudicea’s anti-Roman revolt in “the worst disaster to befall the Roman Empire” – all of which had a huge bearing on…
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Added by Nollaig 2016 on March 15, 2014 at 6:28pm — 1 Comment

‘Ireland’s Queen Maeve’ by Tom O Connor

Medieval and modern myths accrued to Maeve, notably Rosalind Clark's 'The Great Queens', led to this redemption of Maeve's pristine identity. Clark showcased the divine elements and tragic qualities on which the greatness of the medieval 'Tain Bo Cuailnge' rested,…

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Added by Nollaig 2016 on March 14, 2014 at 10:30pm — No Comments

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