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The July 9, 1921 edition of The Gaelic American contained an article titled “War on the Irish Language.” The article reported, “The war on the Irish language by the English government has never ceased… Threats for having Gaelic names displayed over shops...
The following is an updated excerpt from our 50th anniversary piece on Bloody Sunday by Patrick O'Hara: On January 30, 1972, thousands of people in Derry were peacefully protesting the British policy of internment. Internment refers to the mass incarceration...
In memory of murder victim Ashling Murphy, from Tullamore, County Offaly, Irish women in New York have organized a 4-mile walk/run in Central Park on this Sunday, January 22nd at 4pm. Murphy, 23, was out for a run on January...
On Saturday February 11 at 2pm, there will be a benefit held for singer/songwriter Allen Gogarty at The Joyce Public House (315 W 39th St, New York, NY) to assist his family with medical expenses and bills accrued while...
The New York Irish Center is hosting a five-week Irish language course, beginning on Tuesday January 17th. The classes will be in-person on Tuesday nights from 6:30pm-7:30pm for beginners, and online on Tuesday nights from 7:45pm-8:45pm for advanced/mixed-ability learners....
On January 8th, 1815, though the “War of 1812 was over, word had not reached the British and American troops in the Southern United States. Rallying ministers, slaves, pirates, and every able-bodied man he could find, Andrew Jackson led...
After the Irish women’s soccer team was taped singing “Celtic Symphony” a couple of months ago, and after the Leinster Rugby stadium played “Celtic Symphony” last week, the press has attacked those singing the song and derided the offensiveness...
The modern Christmas Wreath demonstrates the spirit of the season, but to some it is also a reminder of another spirit – a spirit that demonstrates courage and fortitude dating back to 16th century Ireland, when the Penal Laws...
In the 1790s, rural County Armagh was a hotbed of Protestant and Catholic sectarianism. Friction between the two groups culminated in a fierce pitched battle at the Diamond, a country crossroads near the village of Loughgall in 1795. Immediately...
Northern Assembly Results From its inception in 1920, the state of Northern Ireland was created to maintain a Unionist majority, putting an international border through the ancient Province of Ulster to keep the majority-Catholic counties of Donegal, Cavan, and Monaghan...