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Tomás Ó Brógáin Latest WG Member of the Week

Our latest Member of the Week is Tomás Ó Brógáin of County Donegal.  Tomás is a professional historian and avid re-enactor of great Irish battles.  You can read the discussion he started on Jacobitism, Rapparees, Tories or Bandits, and watch a video from various European events his group have done in the past few years.    You can read more about Tomás here

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How Clontarf Unfolded

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Top 5 Spectacular Walking Trails in Ireland

Posted by The Irish Store on April 17, 2014 at 10:30am 2 Comments

See what the Emerald Isle has offer on foot. Walk along gigantic cliff faces, sandy dunes and beaches,…

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Recapping the 2014 Cúirt International Festival of Literature

Posted by Kelly O'Rourke on April 18, 2014 at 8:00am 0 Comments

The Cúirt Literature Festival in Galway thrilled bibliophiles again this year.  Here is a recap of a few events that I was able to enjoy:





'Noir by Noir West'



This event was the launch of a collection of short fiction by 30 Irish authors.  The book’s…

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The Battle of Clontarf

Posted by Tom O Connor on April 16, 2014 at 10:00am 0 Comments

"The obituary of Domnall Ua Neill in 980 is the first contemporary record of the term Árd-ri Erenn (High King of Ireland), which was to be given a spurious significance by the so-called ‘men of learning’ who shaped…

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Go Five for Five -- Win 'Live From the 33rd County'

Posted by The Wild Geese on April 16, 2014 at 5:00pm 0 Comments

Time for another Flash Contest!

This time, it's a Five for Five! In this case, the first five members who bring in five members each will…

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Great Day for Tipp Hill -- Syracuse To Grab Green Spotlight

Posted by The Wild Geese on April 16, 2014 at 5:30pm 1 Comment

Syracuse, N.Y. -- Syracuse is proud to host the Irish event of the year on Wednesday, 30 April 2014.

Featuring history, sports, film, music and song, this is an occasion not-to-be-missed -- combining the efforts, support and talents of multiple people, venues and organisations.

Sponsors include The Irish Pub film,…

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J.M. Synge and 'The Playboy of the Western World'

Posted by Mercier Press on April 16, 2014 at 4:30am 0 Comments

John Millington Synge was one the leading figures of the Irish Literary Revival towards the end of the 19th century and the early 20th century.

Like Lady Gregory, Synge was also a dramatist portraying the Irish…

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Erin's Lament - Galway's Gain

Posted by Brian Nolan on April 14, 2014 at 8:00pm 6 Comments

Eugene Daly was dreaming, in a deep sleep. In the dream, he was playing his uileann pipes to a rapturous audience of dancers in the ship's sumptuous main ballroom. He played like a man possessed, jigs and reels, in perfect pitch. The audience were thrilled. All of a sudden he panicked and woke. He had woken up to the sound of water lapping under his bunk. Unused to…

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Ireland's Top 10 Natural Wonders

Posted by The Irish Store on April 11, 2014 at 9:00am 1 Comment

Feast your eyes on the natural beauty that Ireland has to offer. From amazing stone landscapes, to breathtaking cliff faces to picturesque lakes and more.…

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Famine Irish in Chicago

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World Poetry Day is on 21 March. List your favorite Irish poem/poet

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Irish The World Over in the Olympic Games

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What Makes a Pub Your Favorite?

Started by Bit Devine in Travel. Last reply by Patrick Paddy Taylor Apr 12. 18 Replies

Censorship in Ireland, Then and Now

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The Irish in Mining around the World

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April Is National Humor Month

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Irish awarded Order of the British Empire OBE

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Irish inventions and discoveries

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