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Law and Order Ancient Irish Style

Paradoxically, the stereotypical Irish-American occupation has long been police officer, but in Ireland, the concept of police came from outside.  Once upon a time, Ireland ran quite smoothly and relatively peacefully without a single police officer.  Between the time of the Druids and imposition of British Common Law, Ireland followed its own unique system of […]

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Top US Celtic Festivals

Are you in America but find your heart in Ireland? Luckily, the states have events for those truly green at heart. From the the West Coast city of Monterey, CA where you can chow haggis and watch hammer tosses all the way to Lincoln, NH where the tunes of 30 pipe bands come to play […]

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Jackie Kennedy sought copies of letters to Irish priest from Dublin college – IrishCentral.com

When Jackie Kennedy was a college student in the 1950’s, she visited Ireland and made a connection with Priest Fr Joseph Leonard. The two exchanged letters before the former American first lady lived in the White House. According to an Irish Times report, Kennedy discovered Fr Leonard had kept his letters long after their correspondence. […]

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