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Editor's Choice

Countdown to Christmas

Join us on August 1 for a LIVE Community Chat with a special focus on the biggest holiday of the year.Read More

Best Food & Drink Ideas for Christmas

ISLE Magazine give their top recommendations for Ireland's best food and beverages for this Christmas. Read More

Find Your Irish Ancestors

Nicola Morris gives expert tips on using the Roman Catholic Parish registers in your genealogical research.Read More

The Irish Brigade in Service of France

Patrick Sarsfield's triumph against William of Orange and other tidbits in 'This Week in the History of the Irish.'Read More

The Ros Tapestry

Alannah Ryane looks at this remarkable tale told in thread.Read More


Blog Posts

Birding Ireland

Posted by Ann V Quinlan on July 27, 2014 at 11:00am 0 Comments

Did you know that Ireland is a fly through for millions of migrating birds en route to North Africa and other parts of the Middle East?…


Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery

Posted by Celtic Tours World Vacations on July 28, 2014 at 11:30am 0 Comments

Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery

Carrowmore, Co. Sligo, Ireland

Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery is the largest cemetary of megalithic tombs in…

Guillermo (William or Liam) Brown

Posted by John Edward Murphy on July 26, 2014 at 4:00pm 3 Comments

So who the **** was Guillermo (William or Liam) Brown?

Guillermo (William or Liam) Brown (1777 - 1857) was an Irishman acknowledged as the “father of the Argentine Navy.” That’s right, an Irishman founded…


James Braddock: The Real 'Cinderella' Story

Posted by The Wild Geese on June 7, 2013 at 8:55am 3 Comments

By Robert Cassidy

Special to The Wild Geese


NEW YORK -- It has been said that one of the traits the Irish brought to these shores was that of survival. Heavyweight champion James J. Braddock…


Wexford's Diehard Revolutionary Father

Posted by Joe Gannon on July 28, 2014 at 11:30pm 2 Comments

As we were heading north on R-702 in Kiltealy, County Wexford during our recent vacation to the southeast of Ireland, my eye caught sight of some sort of plaque on the wall along a driveway to the…


10 Irish Food and Drink Products to Buy for Christmas

Posted by ISLE magazine on July 27, 2014 at 3:00am 2 Comments

We cannot believe that Christmas is a mere 5 months away and so for this post we asked our Founder, Lisa…


Review: 'The Great Shame: And the Triumph of the Irish In the English-Speaking World'

Posted by John Edward Murphy on July 26, 2014 at 3:00pm 6 Comments

The Great Shame: And the Triumph of the Irish In the English-Speaking World

By Thomas Keneally (of "Schindler’s List" fame)

Reviewed by John Edward (Ed) Murphy

Overall a good book and a very scholarly work. Great Shame…


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