Nollaig 2016's Blog – April 2014 Archive (2)

13 April 1943 – The Jefferson Memorial is dedicated in Washington, D.C. Builder, son of Irish immigrants, John McShain

Joe Ravi, image CC-BY-SA 3.0

John McShain (December 21, 1896 – September 9, 1989) was a highly successful American building contractor known as "The Man Who Built Washington."…


Added by Nollaig 2016 on April 12, 2014 at 11:35pm — No Comments

The Irish Rovers at 50: 'Wasn't That A Party?'

The Irish Rovers setting sail in their Farewell To Rovin' Tour - it could take a long time to play once more for everyone they've played to before! After that, the band will be available for special events, festivals and more.

By Ellen Finn

Syracuse, N.Y. -- On a…


Added by Nollaig 2016 on April 12, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

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