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Madigan Muses: St. Valentine and the Irish

Madigan Muses: St. Valentine and the Irish   by Marilyn Madigan Throughout the world, St. Valentine’s Day is celebrated on February

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Pittsburgh Happenings: Mullaney’s Harp & Fiddle Celebrates 30 Years

Pittsburgh Happenings: Mullaney’s Harp & Fiddle Celebrates 30 Years By Diane Byrnes The holidays are now behind us and another

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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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Madigan Muses: Two for ’22

Madigan Muses: Two for ’22 by Marilyn Madigan Our Cleveland tradition of celebrating St. Patrick’s Day came to a sudden

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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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Pittsburgh Happenings: Irish Search & Refugee Rescue

Pittsburgh Happenings: Irish Search & Refugee Rescue By Diane Byrnes Do you find that during the holiday season you are

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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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Madigan Muses: Christmas Traditions

Madigan Muses: Christmas Traditions by Marilyn Madigan One of the Irish traditions at Christmas is the lighting of a candle

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Pittsburgh Happenings: Happy Holidays

Pittsburgh HappeningsBy Diane Byrnes In December, a variety of Christmas events will be taking place, even though Covid is still

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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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