Monthly Archives: January 2016

Congratulations to Patricia Dillingham, the 2016 Irish Person of the Year!

Patricia was selected by past Irish Persons of the Year to be our 2016 Irish Person of the Year! Patricia joined the IAS during a North Texas Irish Festival, and has volunteered to help with almost every event since then. … Continue reading

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December Fun

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During the month of December, whether it was at the Christmas Party for the Irish American Society, or Trinity Hall on New Year’s Eve, or a reception in Austin at the Irish Consul General’s headquarters, there was no shortage of … Continue reading

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Events to Easter 1916

Tens of thousands appeared for Dublin’s  funeral of Jerimiah O’Donovan Rossa in August 1915.  Patrick Pearse gave the graveside oration, in which he made it clear that a new course towards Irish independence was pending, and that Home Rule was … Continue reading

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January Book Club

Michael O’Brien presented a summary of the club entitled Sweet Liberty–Travels in Irish America.  The author, Joseph O’Connor entertained with Irish humour as he traveled the United States, visiting the nine Dublins in the United States. The club will meet … Continue reading

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