Catherine White's Blog (7)

'The Dolocher' -- Dublin's 'Jack the Ripper'

http://www.irishcentral.com/roots/history/The-Dolocher-The-dark-tale-of-Dublins-Jack-the-Ripper.html

I found this article on Irishcentral.com. I had never read this story before and I thought the other members would like to read it.

Added by Catherine White on April 27, 2016 at 9:00pm — 1 Comment

Graphic Novel About The Great Hunger

Hello again, I know I am posting another great piece. This is about the Great Hunger in Ireland but its done in a totally new way - a graphic novel. I am hoping to get a copy for myself and give it a read.…

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Added by Catherine White on January 25, 2016 at 2:00am — No Comments

Colin Farrell Narrates '16 Rising Guided Tour

I wasn't sure if this had been posted yet, but I saw it online and thought it would be of interest to the members. I have watched it, and it is amazing to see the different places associated with the 1916 Easter Rising. Here's the link. More info can be…

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Added by Catherine White on January 23, 2016 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Potato Orphans

I discovered this article about the Potato Orphans. Its a story about young girls orphaned during the Famine and sent as wives or maids to Australia. …

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Added by Catherine White on June 2, 2015 at 10:24am — 2 Comments

Celtic Calendar Based on Trees

http://www.irishcentral.com/news/Celtic-calendar-and-astrology-was-based-on-trees.html

I found this article and thought it was interesting. According to my birth date, I am rowan. I will have to check this out and find out more about rowan.

Added by Catherine White on April 10, 2014 at 12:00am — 1 Comment

The Healy family

Just finished reading the article about the Healy family. How fascinating and informative. I have always been a student of History; both American and Irish. I love to learn about the people and what occurred during specific times in both our countries history.

Added by Catherine White on March 10, 2014 at 11:25pm — No Comments

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