Nollaig 2016's Blog – December 2013 Archive (5)

Waterford Crystal and the Times Square Ball

Into the new millennium (1999-2007)

The three most recent incarnations of the ball: the fourth ball (on display at Waterford Crystal's headquarters in Ireland), the centennial ball (on display at Times Square Visitors Center), and the current ball

On December 28, 1998, during a press…


Added by Nollaig 2016 on December 31, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Lydia Darragh, One of the Heroines of the Revolution By Henry Darrach FREE EBOOK

On the night of December 2, 1777, Philadelphia housewife and nurse Lydia Darragh (born Dublin, Ireland) did supposedly single-handedly save the lives of General George Washington and his Continental Army when she overhears the British planning a surprise attack on Washington's army for the following day. Read about her in this free  …


Added by Nollaig 2016 on December 1, 2013 at 12:36am — 1 Comment

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