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Pannetone Bread and Butter Pudding

Recipe for a Tasty Irish Christmas

Our favorite Irish cookbook author, the incredibly prolific Margaret M. Johnson, is back with a new offering: “Christmas Flavors of Ireland.” We have a Q&A … and two mouthwatering recipes.

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Who’s Your Granny?

It’s been a long time coming, but welcome to Irish Philadelphia’s first genealogy column. “Who’s Your Granny?” makes its debut with a subject close to the hearts of the Irish—family stories.

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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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Watson and Vince

Rest in Peace: John Ruddy

The remains of one of the 57 Irish immigrants who died during a cholera epidemic more than 180 years ago will be buried in Ireland on March 2. A local Irish community leader, Vincent Gallagher, donated a grave in his family plot to bury 18-year-old John Ruddy, who died at Duffy’s Cut.

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4 – Family Crest

Of Irish Ancestry? There’s An App for That

The iTunes store is carrying an app that will introduce you to your Irish heritage.

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Duffy’s Cut Memorial Cross Designed by Johnnie Rowe

Duffy’s Cut Victims Will Be Remembered, But Not Recovered

The recent announcement by Amtrak that the mass grave at Duffy’s Cut is too close to the tracks to be safely exhumed was disappointing, but not devastating; there is still much work to be done at the site.

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Chapel at Lagg

Vikings at Lagg

A visit to his local church recalls earlier times in history for essayist Tom Finnigan–when visitors weren’t always welcome at the site where the Lagg Chapel now stands in Malin, Inishowen, County Donegal.

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The 1901 Irish Census Goes Live Online

You can now look up your ancestors online in 1901 as well as 1911. What are you waiting for? Here’s how to do it.

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