Monthly Archive: March 2015

Grace by Joseph Plunkett – Song and Lyrics

Grace by Joseph Plunkett – Song and Lyrics

Clips from the Easter rising set to Grace by the Wolfe Tones. To Grace Gifford from Joseph Plunkett, the poet and rebel, the following verse of a poem he wrote to her. The song...

Farewell to ‘King Henry’ Shefflin

Farewell to ‘King Henry’ Shefflin

March 25, 2015 is the day that the ‘King of the Cats’ Henry Shefflin announced his retirement from inter-county hurling after winning 10 All-Ireland Hurling Championships, 13 Leinster Senior Hurling Championships, 6 Allianz Leagues and...

Irish-Immigration

Irish Genealogy Research Links

Researching your Irish roots? This handy list of links is a great place to start! Useful genealogy links from official bodies in Ireland: The National Archives website Census of Ireland 1901 to 1911 General Register...

Definition for Irish Phrase – The Craic

Definition for Irish Phrase – The Craic

So what does The Craic mean in Irish? If you’re visiting Ireland for the first time, some of the phrases used might leave you scratching your head. For example, when someone asks you if you’re...