Monthly Archives: July 2016


The Irish order of the Capuchin Fathers of Ireland were ever present in Dublin during the week of the Rising. Most of the Friars were fluent in the Irish language, and were deeply influenced by the Irish movements, having been … Continue reading

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IAS Officers

IAS Officers for 2016-2017.        Donna Petrie, Treasurer — Kristen  Giard, Secretary — Sheila Balagna, Co-President          Cynthia McDonald, Co-President — Sharon O’Rourke and Kathy Moore, Vice Presidents Watch your emails for agenda of upcoming events. … Continue reading

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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

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Past IAS President presentation

Tuesday night the 2015-2016 IAS officers presented a platter to Past Presidents Tim and Cynthia McDonald for their service during the year.    

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1916 – British Response

Brigadier General William Lowe, in command of the Dublin British forces stated the rebels had placed themselves outside the law, so there should be no hesitation in dealing with them, and they were not to be made prisoners.  This approach … Continue reading

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