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TITANIC SONG

  On April 14, 1912, one-hundred five years ago, the great ship the Titanic, which was built in Belfast, hit an iceberg and sunk.  Many Irish, hoping to start a new life in America perished during this tragedy which took … Continue reading

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AN IRISH SONG

COME OUT YE BLACK AND TANS The tune “Rosc Catha na Mumhan” (Battlecry of Munster) written by Pierce Fitzgerald in the 1700s, was used by Dominic Behan in composing this rebel song.  During the War of Independence, Britain chose to … Continue reading

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AN IRISH SONG

Óró sé do bheatha abhaile This traditional Irish song was associated with the Jacobite cause, referring to Bonnie Prince Charlie and dating to the third Jacobite rising of 1745.  During the early twentieth century, Padraig Pearse, (poet and rebel leader … Continue reading

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I AM OF IRISH AMERICA

I AM OF IRISH AMERICA by Mary Holt Moore I am a child of immigrants. I am of a people who for over 800 years have bent a knee to no king but the King of Heaven and bowed a … Continue reading

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NEW IAS MEMBERS

Please give a great big Irish welcome when you see our new members: Ed Melton James Roberts Mary Jane Dyson Stanford Oliver Richard & Sharon Lemley Thomas & Terri Fitzsimmons John & Jennifer Roper Elenora & Andrew Larkin Jim & … Continue reading

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