Vast Reach of The Wild Geese
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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
Amateur photographer George Hackney was sent to the war from his home in Belfast in 1915, taking his camera with him. The photo above was taken in 1916 in Belgium. The collection contains very…Continue
To lovers of history, Ireland is a land of castles and battlefields, and there are many of both in the Emerald Isle, given its contentious past. The Clontarf Castle Hotel brings the history-minded both, given…Continue
James McHenry (November 16, 1753 – May 3, 1816) was born into a Scots-Irish family in Ballymena, County Antrim, Ireland in 1753. Sent at age 17 to North America McHenry lived with a family friend in Philadelphia before…Continue