Mary C. Dolan Latest WG Member of the Week
Our latest Member of the Week, Mary C. Dolan, joined The Wild Geese community January 15th. Mary grew up in Brooklyn, New York. All four of her grandparents emigrated from Ireland to America. Her roots are in County Mayo, Belfast and Portadown. You can read more about Mary here.
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This Thursday in The Wild Geese Virtual Síbín, we'll be hosting an event perfectly suited to any síbín -- a whiskey tasting! A síbín (pronounced SHE-been) is a term for an unlicensed drinking establishment, especially in Ireland, Scotland, and South Africa. Have no fear ... there…Continue
I am not usually a great one for "tourist sites," and it was a damp, rainy day and I was not of a mood to go out. But I had a friend visiting, and by heaven, she had read about this place north of Dublin (where I was…Continue
Granda had a 'thing' about the church — he was excommunicated during the Irish War of Independence for carrying a gun, and that turned his head. Even though Bishop Harty took him back to the fold afterwards and…Continue
Meaití Jó Shéamuis Ó Fátharta is a member of The Irish Gift, a group based in Middle Tennessee that promotes and preserves the Irish culture in this area. The Irish Gift also has a huge online presence as we…Continue
The following is a transcript taken from the LIVE Community Chat chat hosted here at on Monday, March 10, 2014. The focus for the discussion was the growing, annual phenomenon known as Sober St. Patrick's Day. The creator of …