(Illustration by Kevin Gleeson / Verse author unknown)
Beannachtaí na Féile Pádraig ort! (St. Patrick’s Day Blessings to You!) From Gerry, Joe, Linda, Alannah, Tiffany, Maryann, David, Mary, Kieron, Liam, and the entire gang at The (New) Wild Geese.
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Blog entrants so far: My Irish Story By James Francis Smith and Ghosts of My Irish Past By Kerry Murphy
Photo Entrants to date: Grandparents from Maryann Tracy and Exile from Fionntán Ó Súilleabháin and My Heritage Trail from Thomas Besore. It’s not too late to enter yourself, and to ‘like’ your favorite(s).
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Read How Lúnasa Wows Fans at NYC's Lincoln Center
Lunasa performances -- March 3 (Garden City NY), March 7 (Manhattan, NY)
Jim Hawkins, Irish Storyteller (Garden City NY),
New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade
St. Patrick’s Day Luncheon sponsored by Rooney & Associates. Manhattan NY
St. Patrick's Day. What are you making for dinner?
St. Patrick's Day's Powerful Tug
America's four-year Civil War often intruded as the Irish under arms geared up to celebrate St. Patrick's Day. Kevin O'Beirne looks at the war's early years.
How St. Patrick's Day Was Celebrated by The Irish Brigade 150 Years Ago
'Celebrating 250 Years' Brings New York’s Historic Parade to Life
The Man Behind the Long Green Lines (and It's Not Patrick)
Some Extraordinary Upcoming Events:
* Celebration of Irish Heritage and Culture, New York City Hall (RSVP required), Monday
* Lunasa US Tour Continues through March 24
* 1913 Lockout: A New Play By Ann Matthews, April 15-20
* History Festival of Ireland, June 15-16
Find more events listings, visit at http://thenewwildgeese.com/events, where you can always add more events that explore and celebrate the epic heritage of the Irish … worldwide.