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The Irish-American Society expresses our deepest sympathy and condolences to the family of Herb Kelleher
Herb Kelleher was the 1989 Irish Person of the Year. He was a member of the Irish-American Society.
Monthly Archives: February 2016
James Connolly, born in Scotland of Irish parents, joined the British Army at the age of 14. Serving for 7 years in Ireland, he developed a hatred of the British Army and deserted when his regiment was sent to India. … Continue reading
Padraig Pearse, an idealistic school teacher, and barrister, a member of the Gaelic League and editor of their newspaper An Claidheamh Solais (‘The Sword of Light’), became in many ways the public face of the Rising. Pearse established a bilingual … Continue reading
Several years before 1916, the secret oath-bound society, the Irish Republican Brotherhood, re-emerged with leaders such as Sean MacDiarmada and Bulmer Hobson. In May 1915, the IRB formed a Military Council to plan and carry out the Rising. Of the … Continue reading