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News Ireland » History: Why don't we have a day to celebrate Ireland's LGBT history?

News channel or source: https://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/lifestyle/why-dont-we-have-a-day-to-celebrate-irelands-lgbt-history-828831.html
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

As we enter the final stretch of a decade of centenaries, Caomhan Keane wonders why there isn’t a specific day set aside to remember the travails of the LGBT community LGBT History Month is an annual observance of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender ...

News Ireland » History: An Irish Flâneur, Greeting the Past on His Present Wanderings

News channel or source: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/19/books/review/time-pieces-john-banville-memoir.html
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

It was less thrilling to an older Irish woman whom I overheard ... Perhaps childhood never leaves us because we were pure artists then, unfettered by much personal history. Childhood fascinates Banville because it’s “a state of constantly recurring ...

News Ireland » History: Activists and artists to gather March 16th to reclaim the immigrant history of the Irish

News channel or source: https://www.irishcentral.com/news/community/activists-and-artists-gather-to-reclaim-the-immigrant-history-of-the-irish-on-st-patrick-s-day-eve
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

On the eve of St Patrick’s Day 2018, grassroots immigration movement Irish Stand will return to the iconic Riverside Church in Manhattan to stand in solidarity with Dreamers, immigrants, and other vulnerable groups facing injustice, inequality, and ...

News Ireland » History: How the Irish helped Abraham Lincoln save the Union

News channel or source: https://www.salon.com/2018/02/19/how-the-irish-helped-abraham-lincoln-save-the-union/
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

With that in mind, I began this article about how the Irish were a huge part of Abraham Lincoln’s life and successes. There have been 15,000 books written (and countless articles) about Abraham Lincoln, more than on anyone in history, bar Jesus Christ.

News Ireland » History: Why the Famine Irish didn’t emigrate to South Africa

News channel or source: https://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/abroad/why-the-famine-irish-didn-t-emigrate-to-south-africa-1.3397555
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

The story of the Neptune and the standoff was a pivotal moment in the history of South Africa, and that of the Famine Irish. Although emigration continued from Ireland to South Africa in the decades after, undoubtedly the incident slowed the numbers ...

News Ireland » History: The Irish language community is well used to the slings and arrows

News channel or source: http://www.irishnews.com/arts/thebluffer/2018/02/19/news/the-irish-language-community-is-well-used-to-the-slings-and-arrows-1258223/
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Go mbeannaí Dia daoibh agus bhur gcéad míle fáilte isteach chuig the Bluffer’s Guide to Irish. Well, what a week it’s been in the history of the Irish language - not in a good way, but not in a bad way either. And while the act is important to ...

News Ireland » History: Special Irish History Dinner presented by Derek Warfield

News channel or source: http://www.eyeonannapolis.net/2018/02/special-irish-history-dinner-presented-by-derek-warfield-3/
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Derek Warfield & The Young Wolfe Tones are coming to Killarney House in Davidsonville, MD, for two nights only, February 21 st and 22 nd, 2018 (Thursday already 50% sold out!). Doors open at 7:30 pm with shows starting at 8:00 pm. Tickets are $25 and are ...

News Ireland » History: Don't curry the yoghurt... learn the Irish language and beat cultural sectarianism

News channel or source: https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/opinion/columnists/ruth-dudley-edwards/dont-curry-the-yoghurt-learn-the-irish-language-and-beat-cultural-sectarianism-36616161.html
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

It was on August 8, 2003 that Paul Murphy, the then Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, announced that legal aid would be provided to the... Is Sinn Fein so keen to rewrite history because it is ashamed of the party's squalid past? The Polish ...

News Ireland » History: The Tippecanoe County Historical Association highlights African-American history

News channel or source: http://www.wlfi.com/content/news/Tippeecanoe-County-Historical--474499843.html
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

(WLFI) — The Tippecanoe County Historical Association is educating area fourth-graders about local African-American history. On Friday, it hosted a diversity program at Long Center in Lafayette by bringing in African-American historians from Ireland ...

News Ireland » History: Augusta Genealogical Society: Learn how to research your Irish genealogy

News channel or source: http://chronicle.augusta.com/columnists/life/2018-02-17/augusta-genealogical-society-learn-how-research-your-irish-genealogy
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

using printed sources for Irish family history; newspapers, street directories, ordinance survey memoirs; and British parliamentary papers in Ireland. For more information and how to register, visit the Augusta Genealogical Society at augustagensociety.org ...