Category Archives: Ireland

The Real Meaning of St Patrick’s Day


Today should NOT be a day of drunkenness and stupor. Instead, today should commemorate Saint Patrick on the day of his death AND more importantly, the arrival of Christianity in Ireland. This is his story. Patrick was born around 385 … Continue reading

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Senator Schumer asks Pentagon to name new destroyer after Irish immigrant, Vietnam hero


Senator Chuck Schumer (D-New York) will officially call for the Pentagon to name a warship after an Irish immigrant who was awarded the US Navy’s highest medal of valor during the Vietnam War, and died in 1967 on one of … Continue reading

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Happy 170th Birthday to the Irish Tri-Color


Happy birthday to the Irish tricolor. The flag turns 170 today. What is the meaning of the Irish flag? Where does the Irish tricolor have its origins? Here are some of the top facts about “Bratach na hÉireann” to celebrate … Continue reading

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