Gravesite Remarks by Monaghan Councillor Sean Conlon
Apr08

Gravesite Remarks by Monaghan Councillor Sean Conlon

This is the full text of Conlon’s remarks, which he made at Holy Cross Cemetery in Yeadon on Sunday.

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Poignant Easter Rising Ceremony at Holy Cross Cemetery
Apr08

Poignant Easter Rising Ceremony at Holy Cross Cemetery

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.

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Philadelphia Remembers the Heroes of 1916–Including Its Own
Mar23

Philadelphia Remembers the Heroes of 1916–Including Its Own

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.

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Duffy’s Cut Memorial 2016
Mar11

Duffy’s Cut Memorial 2016

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.

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Spooky Tales–And Storytellers–at The Irish Center
Nov06

Spooky Tales–And Storytellers–at The Irish Center

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!

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Catherine Burns is Laid To Rest In Tyrone
Jul30

Catherine Burns is Laid To Rest In Tyrone

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.

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