Irish Cultural Society of GC's Blog (8)

The History of the Irish Brigade

Bert Cunningham, historian of the 69th Infantry Regiment of the New York National Guard, spoke about the history of the Fighting 69th at the March 11, 2015 meeting of the Irish Cultural Society at…

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Added by Irish Cultural Society of GC on March 14, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Maureen Murphy Brings Asenath Nicholson Alive

Maureen Murphy’s book "Compassionate Stranger" was 44 years in the birthing.  Her biography of Asenath Hatch Nicholson brings back to life a heroine of the Great Hunger, a story of the Famine little known but…

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Added by Irish Cultural Society of GC on February 16, 2015 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Eamon de Valera Speech to be Analyzed

Irish Society Writing Contest

The Irish Cultural Society announces its annual writing contest for students in the 9th through 12th grades in the Nassau County high…

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Added by Irish Cultural Society of GC on January 13, 2015 at 4:00pm — 5 Comments

Tara O'Grady Spellbinds at Irish Cultural Society

Garden City, N.Y. -- “Black Is the Color of My True Love’s Hair” is the opening verse of a song sung by Tara O’Grady at the Irish Cultural Society meeting on December 10,…

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Terry Golway Speaks at the Irish Cultural Society

At the Irish Cultural Society meeting on November 12, 2014, Terry Golway did what great historians do — he made uncommon connections among historical facts.  During his presentation, Professor Golway helped the members of his audience at the…

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Colin Broderick Captivates the Irish Cultural Society Audience

Colin Broderick's readings from and discussion of his memoir That's That held an audience of 61 Irish born and Irish Americans in rapt attention as he brought the audience at the Irish Cultural Society meeting into the turbulent North of the Troubles, the North of the first twenty years of his life.  Meeting in the Garden City Library the evening of September 11,…

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Added by Irish Cultural Society of GC on September 12, 2013 at 7:00pm — 2 Comments

Ogham Alphabet article

An article on the Ogham Alphabet appears in the current issue of the Hedgemaster, the newsletter of the Irish Cultural Society.  The article can be found on the Society's web site under Archives: irish-society.org. 

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Irish Cultural Society Meeting (September 11, 2013)

The September 11 meeting of the Irish Cultural Society will feature Colin Broderick speaking about his experiences growing up in The North during the Troubles.  He will read from his memoir That's That and take questions from…

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Added by Irish Cultural Society of GC on September 2, 2013 at 7:00pm — No Comments

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