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'The Firefighter'

John Anthony Brennan's tribute to a 9/11 hero.Read More

The Challenge of Scottish Independence

John W. Hurley muses about potential flag problems with a 'YES' vote.Read More

Ancestry: Searching the Census

Professional genealogist Helen Kelly gives valuable tips.Read More

The Glens of Antrim

A breathtaking list of nine must-see Glens in County Antrim.Read More

The Death of 'Red' Hugh O'Donnell

This and other tidbits in 'This Week in the History of the Irish' Read More

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Journey of a Lifetime, Ireland's Causeway Coast

Posted by Celtic Tours World Vacations on September 15, 2014 at 11:30am 0 Comments

Set your spirit free with the journey of a lifetime.



To witness the drama of Ireland's Causeway Coast and Glens is to walk with the ancient spirits of its deep glens and experience a unique blend of…

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The Irish in Baseball

Posted by John M. Walsh on September 14, 2014 at 5:00pm 0 Comments

Those attending the Irish Cultural Society meeting in the Garden City Library on September 10, 2014 now know how baseball got its term “pinch hitter.”  When John McGraw was asked why he signed the over-the-hill player Mike (Turkey Mike) Donlon to the team, McGraw explained that Turkey Mike was good in a…

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Travelling the Wild Atlantic Way - Donegal

Posted by ISLE magazine on September 14, 2014 at 6:00am 1 Comment

Earlier this year Fáilte Ireland has launched a new tourism initiative called the Wild Atlantic Way.  It is geared both for international tourists and the domestic tourist and you may have seen the sign posts – a jagged line representing waves on a blue background which are dotted along the western coast of the country. The Wild Atlantic Way is the longest signposted coastal…

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'Back When' - A Lifetime in 1,000 Words

Posted by John Anthony Brennan on September 12, 2014 at 10:00am 0 Comments

Back When

Oh to return to that time, place and space of yesterday's papers.

Back when I was young, undaunted and sure of nothing,

stronger than an oak, spellbound in innocence.                                                              …

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Commodore John Barry Day, 13th September

Posted by Liam Murphy on September 12, 2014 at 2:00pm 2 Comments

Commodore John Barry (1745-1803) a native of County Wexford, Ireland was a Continental Navy hero of the American War for Independence.  Barry’s many victories at sea…

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'The Last Torch' - Cast

Posted by The Last Torch on September 12, 2014 at 8:00am 1 Comment

Come meet the cast of "The Last Torch"!  

"The Last Torch" is set in…

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RE/MAX 'Walk For Life' 2014

Posted by RE/MAX Ireland on September 9, 2014 at 6:30am 2 Comments

We recently became involved with one of the biggest charity events in Ireland. The launch was over the weekend. Below is a little info on the event and the press release.

Men, women and children are called on to Walk for Life this October in Aid of the Marie Keating…

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Crucial Victory on Lake Champlain – '9/11' 1814

Posted by Liam Murphy on September 11, 2014 at 11:00am 0 Comments

America’s Second War for Independence (1812 – 1815)

The War of 1812, also known as America’s Second War for…

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