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Of Mice And….Croke Park!
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Of Mice And….Croke Park!
There may well be mice living in the nooks and crannies of Croke Park. But they won’t be wearing GAA jerseys. The mice who inhabit the pages of the...
A Day at More than a Museum
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A Day at More than a Museum
It was 1.15 in the afternoon. My wife issued the order of the day. If we get split up, meet in the cafeteria at 3. Three, I thought. Sure we’ll be ...
Veterans raise a glass to 'Mr Fighting 69th' at event marking WWII Makin Island raid
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Veterans raise a glass to 'Mr Fighting 69th' at event marking WWII Makin Island raid
Long-serving veteran Command Sergeant Major Tom Fitzsimmons was the Guest of Honor at the recent Makin Day Dinner, the annual celebration held by t...
CHICAGO CALLING: Fr Tom overcame loss to minister to Windy City faithful
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CHICAGO CALLING: Fr Tom overcame loss to minister to Windy City faithful
How do we know if we’re in the middle of a personal, emotional, and spiritual crisis in our lives? You’re a 16-year-old at Marist High School in 19...
Last call for young guns as 40 under 40 deadline looms
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Last call for young guns as 40 under 40 deadline looms
Time is running out for the new generation of Irish American leaders to be listed on the prestigious Irish Echo 40 under 40 listing. Each year, our...
Unmarked graves of Leadville, CO, tell tale of impoverished Irish
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Unmarked graves of Leadville, CO, tell tale of impoverished Irish
Put it down to a New York - centric big city bias but when I think of the Irish diaspora my mind automatically drifts to Hell’s Kitchen, the Marble...
Houlihan's hooley makes Ireland return
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Houlihan's hooley makes Ireland return
I’m relaxing with room service in my suite at the Fitzpatrick Castle in Killiney, just outside Dublin. The rest of our group returned to Chicago ve...
Carney's Capitol Hill-based FEDNET aims for 'no-nonsense viewer perspective'
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Carney's Capitol Hill-based FEDNET aims for 'no-nonsense viewer perspective'
We live in polarizing times. Politicians that were once considered colleagues with differing viewpoints now appear to be deadly enemies. Compromise...
 ‘Rosary Rally’ in the public square ‘Rosary Rally’ in the public square
AOH Mahoning County Division 6 and LAOH Mahoning County in Youngstown, Ohio, participated in the seventh annual Greater Youngstown Our Lady of Fati...
Catherine O’Connell, Chicago's Celtic Nightingale
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Catherine O’Connell, Chicago's Celtic Nightingale
I dropped by a funeral the other day to visit an old friend. Sabina O’Donohue was 94 and had emigrated from Ballyglass, County Mayo, Ireland to Chi...
Albany's Conradh wants to share gift with others
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Albany's Conradh wants to share gift with others
Craobh Chumar an Dá Uisce, or the Two Rivers Gaelic League, is a branch of Conradh na Gaeilge, founded in Albany, NY, in 2016, which takes its name...
Irish are a big part of Youngstown's story
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Irish are a big part of Youngstown's story
Between 1880 and 1900, approximately 1.8 million people that were born in Ireland were living in the United States. In Ohio, 55,018 native Irish pe...

 

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