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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.
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Roger Casement was born to Ulster Protestants in Antrim. At age 28 he joined the British Civil Service, and was eventually knighted for services in the British Counsel in the Congo Free State. Casement exposed the cruelty and regime that … Continue reading
Sorcha MacMahon was an early member of Cumann na mBan, being active as the national secretary in 1916. Extremely efficient, she took on duties of training women in first aid and home nursing. It was also her responsibility to find … Continue reading
From May 2 – 16, 1916 there were 160 trials; 90 death sentences given (15 of those, including all seven signatories of the Proclamation had their sentences confirmed by Maxwell) and were executed by firing squad at Kilmainham Gaol. The … Continue reading
With British troops numbering 20,000 and the rebel men and women at 1,500, after six days there was no option but to surrender. At 12.45pm, Elizabeth O’Farrell, one of three women in the GPO during the Rising walks towards British … Continue reading