This is the full text of Conlon’s remarks, which he made at Holy Cross Cemetery in Yeadon on Sunday.
A large crowd turned out for this annual event at Holy Cross Cemetery in Yeadon, which held greater meaning this year, the centenary of the 1916 battle for Irish freedom.
The centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising in Ireland that led to the formation of the Irish Free State is being remembered in a big way in the Philadelphia area. The city played a significant role in supporting the Irish rebels. Find out how you can participate and learn more.
A large crowd turned out for the annual Duffy’s Cut Memorial ceremony Sunday at West Laurel Hill Cemetery, including new Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney. We have photos and video.
It was a full house for the ghost tale-telling at the Irish Center last week on mischief night. We’re offering you one of the stories to read yourself!
The only known female Duffy’s Cut victim was buried a week ago in County Tyrone,the home she left 183 years ago.”Catherine is one of our own,” said the parish priest who said her funeral mass. See our story and photos.