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101 Years on the Easter Rising

The 2016 gathering to commemorate the Easter Rising in Anaconda, Montana. April 24, 2017, marks the 101 anniversary of the Easter Rising, the spark setting the fire leading the establishing the Irish free state. ¬†We will not and cannot forget the brave deeds of the […]

Justice ‘Skeff’ Sheehy (1918-2017)

Justice ‘Skeff’ Sheehy (1918-2017)

This past month, John “Skeff” Sheehy, former Montana Supreme Court Justice, passed away on Friday, 7th April 2017. He was 99 years old. His life can be distinguished by his memorable character and outstanding legal career spanning several deacades, what more, the aspect of his […]

When Gaelic football roamed Montana…

When Gaelic football roamed Montana…

Irish heritage in Montana is so rich and vast. When I arrived here I was delighted to find there was not one but two thriving hurling teams in Missoula; the University team, the Griz, and the Thomas Francis Meagher hurling club. However, I was surprised […]