Are You Getting Off at the Sacred Hill of Tara Interchange?
Sep08

Are You Getting Off at the Sacred Hill of Tara Interchange?

Joni Mitchell had it wrong. They’re going to pave paradise and put in a four-lane highway–a mere mile from the ancient Hill of Tara in Ireland. Find out what you can do.

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Are You A Coal Miner’s Granddaughter?
Aug15

Are You A Coal Miner’s Granddaughter?

Here’s a coal country Irish Festival you’ll want to put on your calendar for next year. Tom Slattery reports from Schuylkill County.

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Two Revolutionary Era Irishmen Remembered
May29

Two Revolutionary Era Irishmen Remembered

Ceremonies honoring Commodore John Barry and publisher Matthew Carey drew Memorial day crowds in Philadelphia.

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Commodore Barry: More Than Just a Bridge

John Barry, hero of the Revolution and “Father of the American Navy” was born in Ireland and lived in Philadelphia. He was honored locally this weekend. Find out more about this amazing war hero, AKA “saucy Jack Barry.”

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