New York St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Posted on Mar 17, 2018 in latest | no responses

This year marks the 256th year the Green is paraded in New York City, a Parade and a celebration which is older than the United States of America. The St. Patrick’s Day Parade is one of New York City’s greatest traditions. On this day, everyone is Irish in the Big Apple! New York City’s Saint […]

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Remembering Suze Rotolo

Posted on Feb 25, 2018 in latest | no responses

  Suze Rotolo died prematurely from Lung Cancer at the age of 67 in New York City on this day in 2011. The principled daughter of two American Communists she inspired Bob Dylan’s radicalism and worked for Civil Rights during the period they were together. She appeared with him on the cover of his breakthrough […]

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West Cork’s singing Ambassadors

Posted on Feb 6, 2018 in Ireland | no responses

WEST Cork Choral Singers performed in New York’s prestigious Carnegie Hall in January as part of a ‘choir of distinction.’ The choir – which features between 40 and 50 men and women from the locality, as well as eight different nationalities who have made West Cork their home – joined choirs from 14 other countries […]

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Korea: Already destroyed by America

Posted on Sep 30, 2017 in latest | no responses

Donald Trump will travel to Asia in November for the first time since becoming President, in a tour planned to “confront the North Korean threat”. The President has been applying pressure on his allies in the region to impose tougher sanctions on North Korea in the face of a series of missile tests conducted by […]

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Nazis in America

Posted on Aug 13, 2017 in latest | no responses

Only 8 months into the Trump Presidency we are on the brink of nuclear war and Nazis are in streets of an American city. Seems about right. *50 yrs ago* “Nazis are bad.” *10 yrs ago* “Nazis are bad.” *Today* “Actually the 1st amendment…” Trump, if he’d been President when Nazi Germany invaded Poland: “We […]

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Happy Birthday Tony Bennett

Posted on Aug 3, 2017 in latest | no responses

Happy 91st Birthday to Anthony Dominick Benedetto, a great American and proud son of Astoria, Queens, New York who marched with MLK and has been a tireless fighter for equal rights. Born and raised in Astoria to an Italian-American family, Bennett began singing at an early age. Tony Bennett was born Anthony Dominick Benedetto on […]

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New York’s St Patrick’s Day Parade – 255 years young

Posted on Mar 16, 2017 in latest | no responses

This year marks the 255th year the Green is paraded in New York City, a Parade and a celebration which is older than the United States of America. The St. Patrick’s Day Parade is one of New York City’s greatest traditions. On this day, everyone is Irish in the Big Apple! New York City’s Saint […]

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Fake Book Covers on The Tube?

Posted on Nov 16, 2016 in latest | no responses

Thought you had run out of options for being anti-social on The Tube? Well, here is a new approach you can import from the New York Subway, read a fake book! Some people have been known to lie about reading certain books in order to make themselves look smart. But nobody pretends to read certain […]

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Madam President

Posted on Nov 7, 2016 in latest | no responses

I wish I was able to vote for an exceptional and experienced candidate for 45th President of the United States of America, Hillary Rodham Clinton. One of only 27 women in a class of 200 at Yale Law School, who went to work for a Children’s charity when she qualified, was one of 3 women […]

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Imagine John Lennon’s Birthday

Posted on Oct 9, 2016 in latest | no responses

Imagine John Lennon , one of our greatest singer – songwriters and humanitarians, would have been 76 today.  His son Seán was born on John’s 35th birthday in 1975. Happy birthday to John and Seán Lennon. 35 years ago we lost a legend to cruel mindless violence. Since it was such a shocking moment in history, […]

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The Eagle On London

Millicent Fawcett

Posted on Apr 24, 2018 in latest | no responses

Labour anti-Semitism – the morning after

Posted on Mar 27, 2018 in latest | no responses

Jeremy’s Jewish Question

Posted on Mar 26, 2018 in latest | one comment

TubeMapper captures images of The Underground

Posted on Mar 10, 2018 in latest | no responses

The Eagle on Ireland

Ireland of the Skinny Dippers

Posted on Jun 11, 2018 in Ireland | no responses

Those rowing O’Donovan Brothers from Skibbereen

Posted on May 12, 2018 in Ireland | no responses

Big Tom and his Mammy

Posted on Apr 20, 2018 in Ireland | no responses

The Skibbereen Eagle and the Czar of Russia

Posted on Mar 20, 2018 in Ireland | no responses