Waylon Gary White Deer of the Choctaw First Nation led the 170th-anniversary walk of the Great Famine and 1848 Rising in Ballingarry, Co. Tipperary. He noted that the 170 years paralleled the 170 dollars his people sent to the Irish in their hour of need.
This weekend Killorglin, in County Kerry, celebrates the annual 2018 Puck Fair, a fun family festival with oodles of entertainment but this County Kerry party weekend has its roots in Ireland's pagan past.
A tribute to the goddess Tailtiu, the games were instituted by Lú (Lugh, member of the Tuatha Dé Danann), who wished to honor the death of his foster mother with a celebration of Irish culture and strength.
The former government official and military officer asked just months before 9/11. If it would take an attack on the Pentagon before the threat of al-Qaeda was properly addressed. Sheehan passed away on Monday, July 30, aged 63.
Three months prior to her death, Marilyn Monroe sang “Happy Birthday” to President John F. Kennedy at Madison Square Garden. That now legendary performance led to what is believed to be the only known photograph of Monroe and Kennedy together.