Ian Paisley Dead at Age 88

Ian Paisley, the founder of The Free Presbyterian Church in 1951 in Northern Ireland after a split with the Presbyterian Church has died at the age of 88. Ian Richard Kyle Paisley was born in Armagh, County Armagh, and brought up in the town of Ballmena, County Antrim, where his father James Kyle Paisley was […]

IRISHMAN “WRONG WAY CORRIGAN” MADE HISTORY HIS WAY

The stories of the exploits of the Irish in the early history of aviation has been told may times and in many ways. However one aviator, known forever as “Wrong Way” Corrigan, still captures the imagination of the Irish and others throughout the world some 50 years after his famous exploit in 1937. People view […]

Robert Emmets Hurling Club Features Celtic Sport Day

If you’ve been curious about the ancient Irish sport of hurling, or are an ardent fan looking to deepen your knowledge of the game and have a lash at it yourself, the Twin Cities Robert Emmets Hurling Club invites you to come out for their Celtic Sport Day, May 10, noon to three, at the […]

Tim Pat Coogan Publishes Book Critical of the British

The Famine Plot, published by Palgrave MacMillan is probably the most significant book of his long writing career. Coogan has painted a portrait of devastating neglect, abuse, and mismanagement that certainly fits the genocide concept. The conclusion from his book is unmistakable. Ireland’s most prominent historian, who has previously created definitive portraits of both Michael […]

Keegan’s Irish Pub Ownership is Changing

By Mary McFarland The Irish Gazette What makes a good Irish pub? It’s more than bricks and mortar and like a pint itself, it settles over time. Keegan’s Pub, the brainchild of Terry and Virginia Keegan, will have a change in ownership at the end of March when their general manager, Marty Neumann, takes over […]