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1916 – Padraig Pearse

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

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1916 – Clarke; MacDiarmada

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

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Can’t wait until St. Patrick’s Day?   Here are a few suggestions for Irish entertainment. DEREK WARFIELD & THE YOUNG WOLFETONES Friday, February 19, 2016 at Trinity Hall pub, 8:30 PM. No cover charge RIVERDANCE The 20th Anniversary World Tour, … Continue reading

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February Book Club

The Book Club met Feb 2 at Trinity Hall.  Sandi Hebley presented the book “Outlander”, by Diana Cabaldon. Next meeting will be Tuesday, March 1.  The book to be presented is “Haunted Ground”, and the author, Erin Hart, will be … Continue reading

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