Gerard Cappa's Blog – July 2013 Archive (6)

Family History at the National Library of Ireland

For anyone interested in tracing their Irish roots and who will be in Dublin in August, the National Library of Ireland are presenting a series of talks and lectures on the various resources that are available.

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Added by Gerard Cappa on July 30, 2013 at 2:50pm — No Comments

'To God the Best and the Greatest'

Aodh Mór Ó Néill died on this date, 20th July, in 1616.

In his biography, 'The Great O'Neill', Seán Ó Faoláin portrays the exile O'Neill's last days in Rome as a period of despair and disillusionment.

This really was not how it was supposed to end. In 1598, after the Battle of the Yellow Ford, there was little…

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Added by Gerard Cappa on July 20, 2013 at 6:30am — 19 Comments

Building the Peace in Belfast

The Mayor of Belfast, Máirtín Ó Muiileoir, interviewed by Martin O'Brien in 'The Irish Catholic'.

http://www.irishcatholic.ie/20130718/feature/building-the-peace-in-belfast-S35409.html

Added by Gerard Cappa on July 19, 2013 at 7:12am — No Comments

Know any Irish scientists/engineers working in the US?

SFI St. Patrick’s Day Science Medal

The SFI St. Patrick’s Day Science Medal will be awarded annually to a distinguished Irish scientist or engineer living and working in the USA. The medal will recognize individuals who are not only outstanding in their fields of expertise but who also have demonstrably assisted researchers in Ireland in either academia or industry – via mentorship, supervision,…

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Added by Gerard Cappa on July 17, 2013 at 10:02am — No Comments

Saint Columba - a review

An indepth review of Brian Lacey's 'Saint Columba: His Life and Legacy' from the always excellent Vox Hiberionacum:

http://voxhiberionacum.wordpress.com/2013/07/16/review-columba-life-legacy/

Added by Gerard Cappa on July 17, 2013 at 9:54am — No Comments

'The Irish Soldiers of Mexico' Reviewed

Here's a great review for Michael Hogan's…

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Added by Gerard Cappa on July 13, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments

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