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Illuminations: The Irish Race Congress, Paris 1922

Illuminations:  Irish Race Congress, Paris 1922 By:  J. Michael Finn The Irish Race conventions were a series of conventions or

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On This Day in Irish History: August

On This Day in Irish History 2 August 1649 – Royalist forces were defeated outside Dublin by the English Parliamentary

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Illuminations: The Italian Friend of Ireland

Illuminations:  The Italian Friend of Ireland By:  J. Michael Finn The following quote is from a December 19, 1933, letter

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Madigan Muses: Nuns of the Battlefield Monument

  Madigan Muses: Nuns of the Battlefield Monument by Marilyn Madigan I am privileged and honored to present the story

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Illuminations:  Agnes Mary Clerke, Historian of the Stars

  Illuminations:  Agnes Mary Clerke, Historian of the Stars By:  J. Michael Finn Agnes May Clerke (pronounced Clark) was born

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The Battle of Benburb: Illuminations

  Illuminations: The Battle of Benburb By:  J. Michael Finn Three hundred and seventy-five years ago, on June 5, 1646,

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On This Day in Irish History: June

On This Day in Irish History 7 June, 1899 – Birth in Dublin of Elizabeth Bowen, novelist and short-story writer,

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Donnybrook: Ballymurphy Justice, Civil Rights

Donnybrook                                                    by John Myers Ballymurphy Justice Martin Luther King popularized the phrase: “The arc of the Moral Universe is

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Illuminations: The Mass Rock

Illuminations: The Mass Rock By:  J. Michael Finn In these times of Covid-19, things in Ireland are eerily similar to

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Madigan Muses: May, the Month of Memorials

  Madigan Muses: May, the Month of Memorials By Marilyn Madigan During the month of May, we honor our mothers

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