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A Forgotten Holiday: Evacuation Day

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Evacuation Day The last day of the American War for Independence was November 25, 1783, when, after an occupation of over seven years, the British...

New Restrictions Announced In Ireland

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Less than a month after restrictions on nightclubs were lifted, a curfew has been put back in place by the Dublin government amidst rising...

Remembering Augustine E. Costello & The Voyage Of Erin’s Hope

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Augustine E. Costello was born in Killimor, Co. Galway in 1846. Little is known of his early childhood years, which were lived during the...

Bronx Hibernians Set To Honor Community Leaders

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Former Congressman Eliot Engel, Danny O’Connell (National AOH President), Nuala Purcell (Irish community photographer and County Tipperary Association President) and Michael Shanley (Irish Northern Aid, representing American...

Why Does Ireland Have Juryless Courts?

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Article 38, Section 5 of the Irish Constitution provides for trial by jury for those accused of criminal charges. This article applies except for...

The Celtic Origins Of Halloween

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Halloween – Oíche Shamhna The term “Halloween” is a short Christian way of saying, The Eve of All Hallows. The business of creatures from the...

The “Voice From The Tomb” Calls Again

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In his famous "Voice From The Tomb" letter of 1873 to John Devoy in New York, a Fenian prisoner in Freemantle, Western Australia, James...

Gaeilgoirs Stage Protest At NYC British Embassy

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The Kathleen and Thomas Clarke Chapter of the Gaelic League, Cumann Cháitlín agus Thomáis Uí Chléirigh / Conradh na Gaeilge, staged a protest over...

Why Is Quinnipiac University Closing Their Great Hunger Museum?

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The Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University is an incomparable source of information and artifacts from the 1845-1850 era in Ireland, referred to incorrectly...

New Rochelle’s Irish Weekend October 15-17

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New Rochelle is going to be embracing its Irish roots throughout the weekend of October 15th to the 17th. On October 15th the New Rochelle...