A Final Farewell to John Ruddy
Mar07

A Final Farewell to John Ruddy

The Duffy’s Cut victim was laid to rest in a cemetery in Ardara on March 2 at a service attended by the men who found his body and the family left behind. Story and photo reprinted with permission, The Donegal News.

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Philly Irish Group Says Jersey Hall of Fame “Defames”
Dec16

Philly Irish Group Says Jersey Hall of Fame “Defames”

The Anti-Defamation Federation says 19th-century political cartoonist Thomas Nast’s depictions of the Irish were deplorable. The Hall of Fame says Nast’s flaws should be considered “in the context of the time.”

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School Days, Irish Style
Mar25

School Days, Irish Style

For the fourth year running, Mercer County’s AOH Division 10 teaches kids all they need to do about being Irish in Gael Scoil.

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“I Was Completely and Utterly Shocked”
Dec10

“I Was Completely and Utterly Shocked”

The new Mary from Dungloe, Stephanie Lennon, never expected to win, but she might have had a little help from above.

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A Singular Honor for Sister James Anne Feerick
Nov12

A Singular Honor for Sister James Anne Feerick

The Philadelphia Saint Patrick’s Day Observance Association has named her the 2001 Grand Marshal. The association also elected Kathy McGee Burns board president.

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