Vast Reach of The Wild Geese
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John P. Joyce is a name that would not be familiar to most people around the world, and even in his native Ireland. Born in County Galway in 1839, Joyce was a pioneer in the development of professional…Continue
Ireland is known around the world as a place of fun, with pubs, singing and dancing, and of course, that's all true. But the Emerald Isle can also be a place for tranquility and quiet beauty. A visit to Brigit's Garden, just outside Galway City, will show that serenity and introspection are also part of the Irish experience.
Brigit's Garden is a perfect stop for those who…Continue
Growing up in north Jersey, my father was a pro at…Continue
Ask not why those shots rang out, their retort
echoing across the crowded Plaza.
Ask not why those bullets coursed through…Continue
Never since the glory days of gladiators has there been so much interest in hand-to-hand combat. It hasn’t happened overnight, it is rare that an overnight sensation actually happens overnight, but Mixed Martial Arts…Continue
I purchased a copy of “In the Tracks of the West Clare Railway” by Eddie Lenihan on a visit to my native County Clare. If there was ever a book that needed writing this is it. No better man than Eddie to do the job. This is not a short list of boring facts and figures such as we were accustomed in history books going to school. No, this is a 319-page account of…Continue