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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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Illuminations: The Whiteboys

Illuminations: The Whiteboys By:  J. Michael Finn Historians have noted that one reason for the success of American Revolution was

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The Virtues of the Irish: Illuminations12

Illuminations:  The Virtues of the Irish By:  J. Michael Finn Sylvester Horton Rosecrans was born in Homer, Ohio, to Crandall

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Illuminations: Jennie Wyse Power – Formidable and Under-Estimated

  Illuminations:  Jennie Wyse Power – Formidable and Under-Estimated By:  J. Michael Finn Jennie Wyse Power was born Jane O’Toole

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My Father: Custodian and Calligrapher

My Father:   Custodian and Calligrapher By Sheila Ives “Between my finger and my thumb the squat pen rests. I’ll dig

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Safe Home Bill Luther, Deirdre Hart. On This Day in Irish History. Coming Next Month: January

WILLIAM  LUTHER North Olmsted, Ohio March 26, 1953 – October 21, 2020 WILLIAM (Bill) LUTHER, age 67, passed away October

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