Returning to Ireland forced me to accept that the best thing for me is to leave again.
"A mantra by which to live, and simultaneously an excuse that neither offends nor discriminates! Namaste."
"As years passed, the longing to return to the ‘Emerald Isle’ didn’t disappear, but sometimes I have the ability to shut it out of my thoughts so I don’t live with a sudden absence and ache in my heart."
I want to share my memories of very happy days in Ireland in the 1950s, and my memories of nuns.
"It’s easy to talk about fighting crime and terrorism. It’s easy to talk about loving cops. It’s time for Trump and his supporters to put some money where their mouths are."
If the President and his supporters get their way a 21st century Thomas Francis Meagher would never get into America.
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"Her adoptive parents had been magnificently caring and she had a lovely childhood with them but, always, had the wish to make contact with her birth mother in West Clare."
"We had them all the other night...We had Roddy McCorley meeting his doom at the Bridge of Toome. We had Kelly from Killane below in the County Wexford..."
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“This St. Patrick’s Day we honor our immigrant heritage while guarding the American dream.”
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“Abundantly clear that within the next decade there will be a nationalist majority in Northern Ireland.”
How can Ireland's leader present the traditional bowl of shamrock to The Donald without appearing to be acquiescing in his controversial immigration policies?
Enda Kenny is the head of the Irish government. He serves the Irish people and no one else, and he shouldn't be afraid to remind people of that.
Friday might be St. Patrick's Day, but for the residents of Brooklyn's Irish neighborhood Windsor Terrace, Sunday is St. Farrell's Day, to be spent at Farrell's Bar & Grill.
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