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On This Day in Irish History

On This Day in Irish History 1 February 1177 – With a small contingent of knights and footmen, Norman knight

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Illuminations: The McMahon Murders

  Illuminations:  The McMahon Murders By:  J. Michael Finn Since the creation of the six-county statelet of Northern Ireland, there

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Illuminations: The Cuba Five

Illuminations:  The Cuba Five By:  J. Michael Finn “They hither came with confidence; they hither came in banishment.” The Irish

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Illuminations: The Sinking of the Irish Pine

Illuminations:  Sinking of the Irish Pine By:  J. Michael Finn In 1939, the 26-county Irish Free State, also known as

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Illuminations: Father Eugene O’Growney “He revived the courage of the Irish”

Illuminations:  Father Eugene O’Growney – “He revived the courage of the Irish” By:  J. Michael Finn It surely stands to

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Illuminations: The Glimmer Man

Illuminations: The Glimmer Man By:  J. Michael Finn Ireland remained neutral during World War II.  From 1939 until 1945 the

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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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Speak Irish: Ban the Irish Language?

  Speak Irish: Ban the Irish Language? By Bob Carney In the past, we have discussed ways to incorporate our

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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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