Vast Reach of The Wild Geese
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In our Premier Issue which went live in September 2012, we did a big feature on Ceardlann, the craft village in Spiddal, County Galway. You can read that issue in our archive on our our website. Above and just below are…Continue
General John Alexander McClernand, born May 30, 1812, Kentucky, self- educated lawyer at age 20 and private in Blackhawk War with Abraham Lincoln as his Captain. Son of Dr. John, immigrant from…Continue
I have been researching the history of Irish martial arts - styles of wrestling, boxing and stick-fighting - for about 30 years now. To the best of my knowledge, Glen Doyle of Newfoundland, Canada is the only person on earth who still practices a living style (not one recreated through books or manuals) of Irish stick-fighting. He learned and inherited…Continue
We’re coming up on the 69th anniversary of the atomic bomb attack on Hiroshima. And yes, an Irish national --- Julia Canny aka Sister Saint Isaac Joques --- was present and survived. My story together with the accompanying photographs (reproduced below), appeared in the 11…Continue
Guillermo (William or Liam) Brown (1777 - 1857) was an Irishman acknowledged as the “father of the Argentine Navy.” That’s right, an Irishman founded…Continue